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The Standard Promotes Julie Briggs to Vice President of Strategic Innovation and Emerging Markets and Asset Management Group Actuary

April 19, 2024

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Julie Briggs has been promoted to vice president of Strategic Innovation and Emerging Markets and Asset Management Group Actuary.

In her new role, Briggs is responsible for the leadership of all AMG actuarial and finance functions, working closely with The Standard’s corporate partners to balance growth, risk and the increasing contributions of AMG to the company.

Briggs joined The Standard in 2005 where she has held actuarial positions in Retirement Plans working with defined benefits and product and risk management as well as a leadership role on the Corporate Actuarial team. Most recently, Briggs served as assistant vice president of Retirement Plans Actuarial and Finance.

“Julie is highly regarded across the organization for her deep expertise and strong network of relationships,” said A.J. Ijaz, vice president of Asset Management Group at The Standard. “Her ability to get things done in a collaborative way makes her ideally suited for her new role.”

Prior to joining The Standard, Briggs worked nearly seven years at Towers Perrin and Mercer (now WTW) in benefits plan consulting.

Briggs earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and classical studies at Willamette University. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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 or follow us on 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, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.


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