News and Press Releases

September 18, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) announced today that Alycia Bleeker has been promoted to second vice president of Employee Benefits Services. Bleeker started her career... more
September 8, 2020
Anyone can connect online with local nonprofits on Sept. 10. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard’s 12th annual Volunteer Expo is going virtual this year. Representatives from 100 of the most beloved... more
August 7, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Nathan McKinstry has been named assistant vice president of IT Architecture and Engineering. In his new role,... more
August 7, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Cherri Roden has been named assistant vice president of Application and Solution Delivery. In her new role, Roden... more
July 22, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard has promoted Kirsten Schmieding to retirement plan consultant. Kirsten is based in Dallas, Texas, and will work with advisors in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Kirsten... more
July 16, 2020
New Collaboration Provides Customized Ergonomic Solutions Boosting Employee Productivity PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) today announced a new partnership with ErgoGenesis... more
June 30, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Dan McMillan has been promoted to executive vice president. McMillan is currently vice president, Insurance Services... more
May 12, 2020
Recent Study Conducted for The Standard Uncovers Need for Companies to Prioritize Employee Mental Health PORTLAND, Ore. — According to new research, 39% of American workers suffer from mental health... more
May 8, 2020
The Standard Recognizes Excellence in Disability and Absence Management PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) maintains a pioneering award honoring employers that have achieved... more
May 6, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) is waiving certain retirement plan administrative fees and contributing to community efforts to assist those affected by COVID-19. In... more