Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM), the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, today announced that Vice Chairman & CEO Albert L. Lord will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Banking & Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Lord will make his remarks at 9:40 a.m. EST at The Plaza Hotel. A live audio webcast, along with any written materials or slides used during the presentation, will be available at SallieMae.com/investors. A replay will be available approximately two hours following the presentation through Nov. 28. Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae turns education dreams into reality for its 25 million customers. With products and services that include 529 college savings plans, Upromise rewards, scholarship search tools, education loans, insurance, and online banking, Sallie Mae offers solutions that help families save, plan, and pay for college. Sallie Mae also provides financial services to hundreds of college campuses as well as to federal and state governments. 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.