News and Press Releases

November 11, 2020
Innovative approach integrates medical and disability solutions to reduce absences and overall health care costs PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced today the availability of Total Linked Care... more
October 22, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — A new study reveals that nearly half of U.S. employers are unprepared to administer paid leave programs. These findings shed light on the complexity of PFML, or Paid Family Medical... more
October 8, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company ("The Standard") has named Alyssa Zabloudil assistant vice president and actuary.. Zabloudil joins The Standard with 25 years of product development,... more
October 2, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and primary operating subsidiary Standard Insurance Company have appointed Patrick Criteser and James Lobdell to their boards of directors. Criteser... more
September 18, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) announced today that Alycia Bleeker has been promoted to second vice president of Employee Benefits Services. Bleeker started her career... more
September 8, 2020
Anyone can connect online with local nonprofits on Sept. 10. PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard’s 12th annual Volunteer Expo is going virtual this year. Representatives from 100 of the most beloved... more
August 7, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Cherri Roden has been named assistant vice president of Application and Solution Delivery. In her new role, Roden... more
August 7, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Nathan McKinstry has been named assistant vice president of IT Architecture and Engineering. In his new role,... more
July 22, 2020
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... more
July 16, 2020
New Collaboration Provides Customized Ergonomic Solutions Boosting Employee Productivity PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) today announced a new partnership with ErgoGenesis... more