Raymond J. Quinlan is vice chairman of Sallie Mae, the nation's No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. He joined the company in 2014. He is also a member of the Sallie Mae board and Sallie Mae Bank board.
Mr. Quinlan came to Sallie Mae from CIT Group, where he served as executive vice president, banking, since 2010. He has been a bank industry executive for more than 30 years, including as chairman and CEO of the Citicorp Retail Financial Services businesses that include Citibank, CitiFinancial, and Primerica Financial Services. While at Citicorp, Mr. Quinlan launched Citibank Direct, a full service Internet bank. He also previously served as executive chairman of Coastal States Bank.
Mr. Quinlan has been licensed as a certified public accountant with a Ph.D. in economics from City University of New York, as well as MBAs from both Columbia University and New York University.