The Standard is a marketing name for Standard Insurance Company (Portland, Oregon), licensed in all states except New York, and The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York (White Plains, New York), licensed only in New York. Products and availability vary by state and are solely the responsibility of the applicable insurance company.
Rita Taylor-Rodriguez Returns to The Standard to Lead TPA Sales
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Standard announced the hiring of Rita Taylor-Rodriguez as TPA sales director for Retirement Plan Services. She will be responsible for growing sales with third-party administrators around the nation.
Rita has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. She has held sales executive positions as well as roles as regional channel manager and brokerage manager. She has a 10-year history with The Standard as a regional director of sales from 2007 to 2017.
Rita holds the Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor and Fi360 Accredited Investment Fiduciary designations, along with FINRA Series 6, 63, 26 and 65 licenses. She is based in Magnolia, Texas.
“We are thrilled to have Rita’s energy and expertise back at The Standard,” said Joel Mee, senior director, Retirement Plan Sales. “She brings an invaluable level of retirement plan industry experience, along with a keen understanding of third-party administrators and how we can best partner with them.”
About The Standard
The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services, including group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, absence management services, individual annuities, retirement plans products and services. For more information about The Standard, visit www.standard.com.
The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries. StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, wholesales a group annuity contract issued by Standard Insurance Company and a mutual fund trust platform for retirement plans. Standard Retirement Services, Inc., provides financial recordkeeping and plan administrative services. Investment advisory services are provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor. StanCorp Equities, Inc., Standard Insurance Company, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., are subsidiaries of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and all are Oregon corporations.
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