The Standard Appoints Niki Green as Regional Pension Manager for the Southwest

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StanCorp Equities, Inc. ("The Standard"), a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:SFG), is pleased to announce the appointment of Niki Green as Regional Pension Manager. She will be responsible for managing the retirement plan sales team in the Southwest, including Arizona, California, Nevada and New Mexico.

Green has worked in the retirement industry for 20 years. Prior to joining The Standard, she served as the Vice President of Sales for The Principal Financial Group in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Iowa. Green also previously worked for Bankers Trust of Iowa as a Trust Officer.

“We are excited to have Niki on board to manage our sales team in the Southwest Region,” said Dan Hall, sales vice president. “Her industry knowledge, experience and leadership skills will be a great asset to our distribution partners and clients.”

Green graduated from Central College, majoring in business management and communication. She will be based out of The Standard's Walnut Creek, California, office.

Disclosure

StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, distributes group annuity contracts issued by Standard Insurance Company and may provide other brokerage services. Third-party administrative services are provided by Standard Retirement Services, Inc. Investment advisory services are provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor.

About The Standard

The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services. The company serves approximately 8 million customers nationwide as of March 31, 2010, with group and individual disability insurance, group life, AD&D, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities and investment advice. For more information about The Standard, visit www.standard.com.

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, StanCorp Mortgage Investors, StanCorp Investment Advisers, StanCorp Real Estate and StanCorp Equities.

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Bob Speltz, 971-321-3162
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Jeff Hallin, 971-321-6127
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Assistant Vice President, Investor Relations