The Standard Hires Michael Cohen as National Accounts Relationship Manager

PORTLAND, OregonApril 6, 2018 — The Standard announced the hiring of Michael Cohen as national accounts relationship manager. He is based in The Standard's Denver, Colorado, Retirement Plans Sales and Service Office.

Mike has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry, specializing in retirement plans and partnering with advisors, RIA firms and plan providers. Prior to joining The Standard, he worked as a relationship manager for Charles Schwab & Co.

“Mike comes to us with a deep understanding of the financial services industry and a special focus on retirement plan products and services,” said Ken Waineo, director of Business Development for The Standard. “He brings expertise, collaboration and insights to our advisor and channel partners.”

Mike received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary with fi360.

About The Standard

The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services, including group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, absence management services, retirement plans products and services and individual annuities. For more information about The Standard, visit

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries. StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, wholesales a group annuity contract issued by Standard Insurance Company and a mutual fund trust platform for retirement plans. Standard Retirement Services, Inc., provides financial recordkeeping and plan administrative services. Investment advisory services are provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor. StanCorp Equities, Inc., Standard Insurance Company, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., are subsidiaries of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and all are Oregon corporations.


Bob Speltz, Director, Public Affairs