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.
The Standard Hires Christopher Halpin as Retirement Plan Consultant
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Christopher Halpin as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in Kansas, Missouri and southern Illinois.
Halpin has 20 years of experience working with investments and retirement plans. He is a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist®, an Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant® and holds Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.
“Chris brings a unique set of skills gained through a very diverse work history within the retirement plan community,” said Todd Thompson, regional sales director at The Standard. “He has worked as a wholesaler and defined contribution investment only representative. He has also led a broker-dealer sales desk. Chris will offer experienced perspectives and solid solutions as he collaborates with advisors and TPAs in Kansas, Missouri and southern Illinois.”
Halpin holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Montclair State University.
About The Standard
The Standard is a family of businesses dedicated to helping our customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial products and services for groups and individuals. Our products include group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit standard.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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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