The Standard Promotes Dickson Kasamale to Second Vice President of IT Finance and Analytics
August 7, 2023
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Dickson Kasamale has been promoted to second vice president of IT Finance and Analytics in Corporate Finance and Accounting.
Kasamale joined The Standard in 2019 as senior director of IT Finance. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years in financial leadership, planning and analyst roles at Healthcare Service Corporation, Morningstar, McDonald’s and HBR Consulting. He started his career in a hybrid finance and technology role supporting the global services division at IBM.
Since joining The Standard, Kasamale has been a member of the IT management committee. He has also partnered with our IT and business leaders to enable operational insights critical to investment prioritization, strategy alignment and target attainment. Kasamale has successfully deployed Apptio analytics and financial governance solutions to significantly improve IT planning and cost transparency.
“Dickson is a proven leader and trusted partner in our IT organization,” said Rob Erickson, vice president, chief accounting officer and treasurer at The Standard. “He has a passion for fostering an inclusive culture and continues to demonstrate that collaborative spirit as a valued member of our Corporate Finance and Accounting executive team.”
Kasamale earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from The State University of New York. He is also a co-chair on technology business management adoption and maturity strategy for the Technology Business Management Council, a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to advancing TBM through education, standards and collaboration.
About The Standard
The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping customers 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, paid family leave and absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit standard.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.
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