The Standard Promotes Kirsten Schmieding to Retirement Plan Consultant

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard has promoted Kirsten Schmieding to retirement plan consultant. Kirsten is based in Dallas, Texas, and will work with advisors in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Kirsten has seven years of experience in retirement plan sales and sales operations at The Standard where she has been dedicated to helping advisors with client growth and retention. She graduated from University of Oregon with a master’s degree in Education and holds FINRA 6 and 63 licenses.

”We are extremely pleased to promote Kirsten within our retirement plan sales organization,” said Randy Cater, regional sales manager of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard. “Her knowledge and passion for teaching will continue to enable advisors to grow their retirement plan business, and her expanded role further strengthens our sales organization.”

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. StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, wholesales a group annuity contract issued by Standard Insurance Company and a mutual fund trust platform for retirement plans. Standard Retirement Services, Inc., provides financial recordkeeping and plan administrative services. Investment advisory services are provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor. StanCorp Equities, Inc., Standard Insurance Company, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., are subsidiaries of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and all are Oregon corporations.



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