Paul Mayer has more than 25 years of C-Suite experience leading growth strategy and corporate development initiatives. At Sallie Mae and its successor company Navient, Paul led strategic planning, M&A, strategic partnerships, and venture investments, executing over 30 transactions. He also founded Sallie Mae Bank, oversaw P&L for a $250 million portfolio of businesses, and led the capture and start-up of a multi-billion dollar federal contract. He has deep experience buying and selling middle market companies, and managing merger integration activities in businesses that span financial services, government services, healthcare administration, education, software, and consulting. Prior to Sallie Mae, Paul was a partner with a major management consulting firm, focusing on strategy and organization. As a Senior Advisor at Greenhouse, Paul works with clients on overall growth strategy, acquisition strategy and execution, and preparing companies for sale.