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The Standard Promotes Karin Holsinger to Second Vice President and Chief of Staff of Corporate Finance and Accounting

August 7, 2023

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Karin Holsinger has been promoted to second vice president and chief of staff of Corporate Finance and Accounting.

Karin started at The Standard in 2010 as director of business finance in Retirement Plans before moving to Employee Benefits to lead the business finance and operations teams. In 2019, Holsinger moved to Corporate Finance and Accounting on an interim assignment to support change management. In her most recent role as senior director, she was responsible for overseeing the Finance Transformation and Operations teams, including Financial Systems and Innovations, Payroll and Quality Assurance functions.

While continuing to manage these teams, in her new role Karin will facilitate cross-functional collaboration by all finance executives to ensure effective information and resource sharing. She will continue to be at the forefront of our improvement goals, overseeing and managing key sourcing vendors and serving as a consultant and advisor to the entire Corporate Finance and Accounting executive team.

“Karin is an action-oriented leader and strategic thinker,” said Rob Erickson, vice president, chief accounting officer and treasurer at The Standard. “I’m excited to have her take on these new responsibilities and look forward to having her strong voice leading our operations.”

Prior to joining The Standard, Holsinger worked nearly 20 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Cambia Health Solutions, where she held various finance and accounting leadership roles. She graduated from Linfield University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

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 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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