Press Releases

PORTLAND, Oregon — Aug. 22, 2017 — The Standard Charitable Foundation, Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) and its employees contributed more than $5.4 million last year to nonprofits. The contributions prepared children for success in the classroom, broadened access to the arts, helped people with disabilities thrive independently and supported families facing significant challenges.
PORTLAND, Oregon — Aug.15, 2017 — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) partnered with the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) to survey employers from across the country regarding the growing trend of providing Paid Family Leave benefits.
PORTLAND, Oregon — July 6, 2017 — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that AJ Ijaz has been named vice president of Retirement Plan Services.
PORTLAND, OREGON – July 6, 2017 – Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Melissa Harrison-Hiatt has been promoted to second vice president of Employee Benefits Shared Services.
PORTLAND, Oregon — June 14, 2017 — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced it has launched a Guaranteed Standard Issue version of its new income protection product, Platinum Advantage.
PORTLAND, Oregon — June 7, 2017 — StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., has appointed Elizabeth E. Flynn, Richard H. Wills and H. Elizabeth Mitchell to its board of directors effective May 8, 2017.
PORTLAND, OREGON — June 6, 2017 — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced at its recent annual all-employee meeting that the 2017 Employee Giving Campaign would again include a 2-for-1 company match of all employee charitable gifts.
PORTLAND, OREGON — May 16, 2017 — The Standard announced the hiring of Ryan Racine as a retirement plan consultant for its Central Sales Region.
PORTLAND, OREGON — May 11, 2017 — The Standard Charitable Foundation, Standard Insurance Company's charitable foundation, today announced four grants totaling $55,000 to nonprofits in Portland, Oregon; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Washington, D.C.
PORTLAND, OREGON — May 8, 2017 — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) today reported that Benjamin R. Whiteley, former president of the company (1983 – 1994) passed away at his Portland home on May 4, 2017, at 87.

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