The Standard Names Ryan Chieffo Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Ryan Chieffo has been named director of Government and Regulatory Affairs.

In his new role, Chieffo will represent The Standard before federal, state and local legislative and regulatory bodies. Chieffo will have responsibility for maintaining The Standard’s collaborative relationship with regulators in all jurisdictions as well as with various industry and trade associations.

Chieffo joined The Standard in 2016 as an attorney in the Legal and Compliance division. Before coming to The Standard, Chieffo was an assistant director at the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and an employee benefits attorney at Perkins Coie LLP.

“I am excited to welcome Ryan to the team,” said Justin Delaney, vice president of External Affairs and Associate Counsel. “He brings a wealth of internal and external experience to his new role at The Standard, and his unique skillset will be an asset to our businesses and regulators alike.”

Chieffo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Siena College in New York and his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

About The Standard

The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial protection products and services for employers 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 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, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.


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