News and Press Releases

March 24, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has awarded Daniel C. Steenerson, CLU, ChFC, RHU, and his agency, Disability Insurance Services, Inc., its top National Disability Insurance... more
March 12, 2021
New study confirms the pandemic's effect on mental health and substance use in younger workers PORTLAND, Ore. — One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study shows younger workers (ages 18 – 40)... more
March 10, 2021
PORTLAND, ORE. — Representatives from The Standard are presenting a free webinar titled, Connecticut Paid Family Medical Leave — Broker Basics, Tips and Resources on Thursday, March 25. Findings from... more
February 26, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Christopher Halpin as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in Kansas, Missouri and southern Illinois. Halpin has 20... more
February 19, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Camille Tourje to second vice president, compliance officer. In her new role, Tourje will lead the company’s corporate and... more
February 2, 2021
Updated study by The Standard provides evidence that the pandemic has significantly increased workers’ mental health and substance abuse issues PORTLAND, Ore. — According to an updated study... more
January 28, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced that for the fifth consecutive year, it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality... more
January 19, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted James Huang to second vice president and associate counsel. In his new role, Huang will lead the transactions and legal... more
January 19, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has hired Christine Hofbeck as second vice president and actuary, Actuarial Transformation. In this role, Hofbeck will shape change strategy... more
January 19, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Harrison Weaver to second vice president and actuary, Corporate Actuarial and Risk Management. In his new role, Weaver will... more