The Standard Hires Brian Anderson and Michael Schessler as Retirement Plan Consultants

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Standard announced the hiring of Brian Anderson and Michael Schessler as retirement plan consultants.

Brian will work with advisors in the eastern half of Wisconsin, Greater Chicago and the upper Illinois border. He has more than seven years of experience in the financial services industry and holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.

Mike will work with advisors in Greater Chicago and southern Illinois. He has 19 years of experience working with retirement plans and investments and has a degree in Business Administration from Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. He also holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.

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 and retirement plans products and services. For more information about The Standard, visit

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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