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The Standard Hires Paul Garofoli as Regional Sales Director, Individual Annuities
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Paul Garofoli as a regional sales director of Individual Annuities. Based in Texas, he will work with independent distributors and advisors across the country.
Garofoli has 38 years of insurance brokerage and distribution experience. His career has included the disciplines of underwriting, product development, marketing and sales with a variety of companies.
“Paul is known for his enthusiasm, communication skills and support of agencies and producers,” said Rich Lane, vice president of Individual Annuity sales and marketing at The Standard. “He's a noted presenter and has trained agents in all 50 states, two U.S. Territories and several European countries. Paul's expertise is a welcome addition to our team.”
Garofoli holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Paul is a Fellow in the Life Management Institute.
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: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.
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