News and Press Releases

July 15, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Alan Assner as assistant vice president of Individual Annuities. In his new role, Assner will be the head of Individual Annuities and responsible... more
July 15, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Todd Beck has been promoted to second vice president of Individual Disability Insurance Shared Services. Beck joined... more
July 15, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Scott Kaplan as assistant vice president of Institutional Products in the company’s Asset Management Group. In his new role, Kaplan will lead the... more
July 15, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Jill Schlofer has been promoted to second vice president of Implementation and Enrollment for Employee Benefits.... more
July 14, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Jeremy Horner has been promoted to vice president of Individual Disability Insurance and the Business Transformation... more
June 11, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Paul Garofoli as a regional sales director of Individual Annuities. Based in Texas, he will work with independent distributors and advisors... more
June 2, 2021
Ness to Serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors After Distinguished Career PORTLAND, Ore. — The board of directors of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and primary operating subsidiary... more
April 30, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Lara Robertson to second vice president of Talent Management. In her expanded role, Robertson will assume responsibility for... more
April 30, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Melissa Oliver-Janiak to second vice president of Total Rewards. In her new role, Oliver-Janiak will lead the company’s total... more
April 23, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Benjamin Standish as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in Northern California, including San Francisco and... more