The Standard Promotes Dayna Kirk to Vice President of Customer Service and Voluntary Benefits

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Dayna Kirk has been promoted to vice president of Customer Service and Voluntary Benefits.

Since joining The Standard in 1990, Kirk has worked across the Insurance Services Group in a variety of leadership roles with increasing responsibility. She previously was assistant vice president of Shared Services. Most recently, as assistant vice president of Voluntary Benefits since 2013, Kirk led The Standard’s expansion in the voluntary benefits market. In her new role, Kirk will continue leading Voluntary as well as Benefit Technology and assume executive responsibility for the Customer Service organization, which includes Policyholder Services, Strategic Account Services and a focus on key customers.

“I’m pleased to bring key functions together under a very strong and capable leader,” said David Payne, vice president of Employee Benefits. “Dayna’s promotion ensures we’ll continue leading the industry with the best care and service for our customers.”

Kirk earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration from George Fox 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 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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