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StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and Standard Insurance Company Appoint Barbara Turner to Board of Directors

February 13, 2024

PORTLAND, Ore. — StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its primary operating subsidiary, Standard Insurance Company, have appointed Barbara A. Turner to the board of directors.

Turner is the chief executive officer and founder of BT RISE, an organization committed to the economic empowerment and education of women and underserved communities. Prior to that, she was president and CEO of Ohio National Financial Services. Her appointment was effective Dec. 20, 2023.

"Barbara’s long tenure and deep experience as a chief executive in the financial services industry in which we operate is a valuable asset to The Standard,” said Greg Ness, chair of the board of directors. “She brings proven leadership skills and a deep commitment to our company’s purpose, ensuring our customers can achieve financial well-being and peace of mind.”

About StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and The Standard

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries marketed as The Standard — Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, StanCorp Mortgage Investors, StanCorp Investment Advisers, StanCorp Real Estate and StanCorp Equities — is a leading provider of financial products and services. StanCorp’s subsidiaries offer group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and group vision insurance, absence management and paid family leave services, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities, origination and servicing of fixed-rate commercial mortgage loans and investment advice. For more information about StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., visit its investor website at


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