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Stephen Schaefer Hired By The Standard As Regional Vice President For Retirement Plans

Schaefer has more than 15 years of experience in the retirement plan and financial industry

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Standard announced that Stephen Schaefer was hired as regional vice president for Retirement Plans. He will work with advisors and third-party administrators in California and Nevada.

Schaefer has more than 15 years of experience in the retirement plan and financial industry. He held previous roles as a regional vice president, senior plan consultant, financial advisor and key account manager.

Schaefer holds FINRA Series 6, Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. He also earned Certified Investment Management Analyst®, Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and Qualified 401(k) Administrator designations.

“We’re excited to welcome Stephen to the team,” said Brody Geist, divisional vice president of Retirement Plans at The Standard. “His in-depth knowledge of the business and deep commitment to exceptional service for his advisor partners and customers align strongly with our values. Stephen is a great fit and I’m excited for both him and The Standard.”




About The Standard
The Standard is a family of businesses dedicated to helping our customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial products and services for groups and individuals. Our products include group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management and paid family leave services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit or follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn.
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.


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