The Standard Hires Derek Fuller and Todd Thompson as Retirement Plans Regional Sales Directors

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Standard announced the hiring of Derek Fuller and Todd Thompson as regional sales directors for its Retirement Plans Division. Fuller will have responsibility for the Eastern U.S., while Thompson will oversee the Midwest, Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Southern California and Las Vegas.

Fuller comes to The Standard with more than 30 years of experience in pensions, retirement and financial services, including sales leadership and management. He has a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is based in Illinois.

Thompson has more than 25 years of experience in the retirement and investment industries, including a role as a national sales manager. He attended the University of Wisconsin and the Naval & Marine Corp Military Intelligence Training College. Thompson holds designations as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst, Qualified Plan Financial Consultant, Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist and Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant. He is based in Wisconsin.

“We are really pleased to add two deeply experienced and accomplished professionals to our sales organization,” said Rob Baumgarten, vice president of Retirement Plan Sales. “We look forward to further growing our business with guidance and leadership from both Derek and Todd.”

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

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. 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. 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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Bob Speltz, Senior Director, Public Affairs