The Standard Promotes Rob Baumgarten to Vice President of Retirement Plan Sales

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Standard announced today that Rob Baumgarten has been promoted to vice president of Retirement Plan Sales.

Baumgarten is a 20-year veteran of The Standard, having previously served in various sales leadership and management roles. Most recently he served as West Regional Sales Director and was previously vice president of Field Sales, managing The Standard’s field sales team. In his new role, Baumgarten will have responsibility for the regional sales directors and managers, sales operations, institutional business development as well as retirement plan communications.

“Rob brings proven sales leadership and experience to this role,” said Chris Conklin, vice president of Individual Annuities and Asset Management Group Sales. “This is a well-deserved promotion. I have full confidence in Rob and am excited to see where he will take our sales organization in 2019 and beyond.”

Baumgarten is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities licenses. He will be based out of The Standard’s Denver Sales and Service Office.

About The Standard

The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping you 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. 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.


Bob Speltz, Senior Director, Public Affairs