NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM), the nation’s saving, planning, and
paying for college company, today announced the appointment of Kirsten
O. Wolberg to its board of directors, effective immediately. Ms. Wolberg
has also been appointed to the board of directors of Sallie Mae Bank,
Sallie Mae’s Utah industrial bank subsidiary.
Ms. Wolberg currently serves as vice president of talent at PayPal, a
global technology platform and payments leader, directing global talent
acquisition, performance, and global learning groups. Ms. Wolberg also
played an instrumental role in the separation of eBay Inc. and PayPal
into two independent companies and was responsible for the chief
operating functions for PayPal Technology. She brings more than 20 years
of experience in technology management, strategy, product, finance, and
Prior to joining PayPal, Ms. Wolberg served as chief information officer
for Salesforce.com, developing industry-leading cloud operations. She
also held several roles at Charles Schwab, including vice president of
corporate technology and vice president of planning and administration.
In addition, Ms. Wolberg served as vice president of product development
and operations at InnoVentry.
“Ms. Wolberg is a welcome addition to our board of directors, bringing
significant experience and expertise in technology and innovation,” said
Raymond J. Quinlan, chairman and CEO, Sallie Mae. “Her vast knowledge
and keen insight will be integral to our mission of developing
best-in-class technology and services for customers as we grow our
portfolio of consumer-banking products.”
Ms. Wolberg currently serves on the board of YearUp and holds a
leadership role with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She previously
served on the board of Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI). She
was recently named one of Computerworld’s 2016 Premier 100 Technology
Leaders and was previously recognized as one of the Most Influential
Women in Business in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Ms. Wolberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the
University of Southern California and a Master of Business
Administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of
Management at Northwestern University.
For more information, visit www.SallieMae.com.
Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation’s saving, planning, and
paying for college company. Whether college is a long way off or just
around the corner, Sallie Mae offers products that promote responsible
personal finance, including private education loans, Upromise rewards,
scholarship search, college financial planning tools, and online retail
banking. Learn more at SallieMae.com.
Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are
not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.