The Standard Promotes Alycia Bleeker to Second Vice President of Employee Benefits Services

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) announced today that Alycia Bleeker has been promoted to second vice president of Employee Benefits Services.

Bleeker started her career at The Standard 10 years ago as an attorney, eventually becoming a senior director in the Insurance Services legal group. In 2016, she moved to become senior director of Customer Service Performance where her role focused on the customer experience, data governance and employee engagement.

In her new role, Bleeker will act as strategist, consultant and implementer, ensuring streamlined activity within Employee Benefits Services. Her responsibilities include partnering with key internal stakeholders to help deliver capabilities, cultivating The Standard’s continuous improvement culture and overseeing the coordinated achievement of organizational goals.

“Alycia’s in-depth customer service knowledge is one of the reasons she is a great fit for this new role,” said David Payne, vice president of Employee Benefits Services at The Standard. “Alycia is a creative thinker, and I’m excited to see her guide the Employee Benefits Services team to greater levels of success.”

Bleeker received her Bachelor of Science in political science from Southern Oregon University, her Master of Business Administration from Willamette University and her Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law.

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, LLC, StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.



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