News and Press Releases

June 11, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Paul Garofoli as a regional sales director of Individual Annuities. Based in Texas, he will work with independent distributors and advisors... more
June 2, 2021
Ness to Serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors After Distinguished Career PORTLAND, Ore. — The board of directors of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and primary operating subsidiary... more
April 30, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Lara Robertson to second vice president of Talent Management. In her expanded role, Robertson will assume responsibility for... more
April 30, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Melissa Oliver-Janiak to second vice president of Total Rewards. In her new role, Oliver-Janiak will lead the company’s total... more
April 23, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Benjamin Standish as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in Northern California, including San Francisco and... more
April 16, 2021
The Standard earns 48 Best in Class DC Provider honors and two top-five Net Promoter® Score placements PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company, (The Standard) has been awarded multiple honors... more
April 8, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — In honor of Employee Benefits Week, representatives from The Standard are partnering with HR Daily Advisor to offer a free webinar Behavioral Health and The Pandemic: Workplace... more
April 8, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore., — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has hired CrisDee Plambeck as assistant vice president of Product and Business Development for the Insurance Services Group. In this role,... more
April 1, 2021
Study shows substance abuse and addiction have nearly doubled among workers since the pandemic began One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent study shows a significant increase in alcohol and... more
April 1, 2021
The Standard announced the hiring of Brian Stubbs as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York. Stubbs has almost... more