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The Standard Promotes Kevin Erdahl to Assistant Vice President, Employee Benefits Underwriting
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Kevin Erdahl has been promoted to assistant vice president of Employee Benefits Underwriting.
In his new role, Erdahl will assume full leadership of and responsibility for underwriting of the company’s employee benefit products, including medical underwriting functions.
Erdahl started at The Standard in 1994 as an associate underwriter in Employee Benefits. During his career here, Erdahl has held multiple leadership roles with increasing responsibility. Most recently, he was second vice president of risk management for Employee Benefits Underwriting with responsibility for the western and central region underwriting teams and is serving as the business owner for medical underwriting systems.
“Kevin has proven to be a strong leader with a deep understanding of risk, customers and the employee benefits market,” said Foon Lew, vice president and Group Actuary at The Standard.
Erdahl received his Bachelor of Science in economics from Portland State University and a Master of Business Administration from Marylhurst University in Marylhurst, Oregon.
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 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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