News and Press Releases

April 30, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Lara Robertson to second vice president of Talent Management. In her expanded role, Robertson will assume responsibility for... more
April 30, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Melissa Oliver-Janiak to second vice president of Total Rewards. In her new role, Oliver-Janiak will lead the company’s total... more
April 23, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Benjamin Standish as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in Northern California, including San Francisco and... more
April 16, 2021
The Standard earns 48 Best in Class DC Provider honors and two top-five Net Promoter® Score placements PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company, (The Standard) has been awarded multiple honors... more
April 8, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — In honor of Employee Benefits Week, representatives from The Standard are partnering with HR Daily Advisor to offer a free webinar Behavioral Health and The Pandemic: Workplace... more
April 8, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore., — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has hired CrisDee Plambeck as assistant vice president of Product and Business Development for the Insurance Services Group. In this role,... more
April 1, 2021
Study shows substance abuse and addiction have nearly doubled among workers since the pandemic began One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent study shows a significant increase in alcohol and... more
April 1, 2021
The Standard announced the hiring of Brian Stubbs as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors and TPAs in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York. Stubbs has almost... more
March 24, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has awarded Daniel C. Steenerson, CLU, ChFC, RHU, and his agency, Disability Insurance Services, Inc., its top National Disability Insurance... more
March 12, 2021
New study confirms the pandemic's effect on mental health and substance use in younger workers PORTLAND, Ore. — One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study shows younger workers (ages 18 – 40)... more