Sallie Mae/SLM SEC documents report $284,800 in charitable contributions by the corporation as directed by William M. Diefenderfer, III.  See compensation chart at CLICK HERE. Duquesne University in Pittsburg, where Bill attended law school, appears to be one of the beneficiaries.

Duquesne University 2007 Winter Magazine

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Biographical Information for Mr. & Mrs William Diefenderfer

Mr. William M. Diefenderfer III

Diefenderfer, William 
Brief Biography People Forbes
Mr. William M. Diefenderfer III has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees of U-Store-It Trust., since February 2007. He served as trustee since Company’s initial public offering in October 2004. Mr. Diefenderfer has been a partner in the law firm of Diefenderfer, Hoover, Boyle & Wood since 1991. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Enumerate Solutions Inc., a privately-owned technology company that he co-founded, from 2000 to 2002. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Diefenderfer served as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Icarus Aircraft, Inc., a privately-owned aviation technology company. Mr. Diefenderfer served a two-year term on the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group from 2004 through 2005. In October 2006, he accepted appointment to the Commission on the Future of American Veterans, the purpose of which is to formulate a clear plan to guide the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs for the next twenty years. Mr. Diefenderfer serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enumerate Solutions Inc., as well as chairman of its Audit Committee. He currently serves on the board of SLM Corporation, a publicly-traded company more commonly known as Sallie Mae, a provider of student loans and administrator of college savings plans. He is a member of Sallie Mae’s Finance Committee.

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