The Standard Promotes Joel Mee to Senior Director of Retirement Plans Sales and Hires Shelly Cheng as Retirement Plan Consultant

announced that Joel Mee has been promoted to the new
position of senior director, Retirement Plans Sales. Shelly Cheng has
been hired to fill Joel’s recent position as a retirement plan
consultant serving advisors in Southern California, the Inland Empire,
Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mee is a 29-year veteran of The Standard. As senior director, he will
have responsibility for retirement plan business development, sales
operations and communications. In his last four years with The Standard,
Mee focused on selling and consulting. He has also previously served as
director of Retirement Plans business development and director of
Retirement Plans Sales Operations.

Shelly Cheng is working closely with Mee and area advisors as she
assumes retirement plan consultant responsibilities. Cheng has five
years of financial services industry experience. In her recent role as a
major account retirement specialist, she partnered with registered
investment advisors, brokers, financial advisors, payroll teams and CPAs
to generate recordkeeping business. Cheng received a Bachelor of Science
degree from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. She also
holds FINRA Series 6, 63 and SIE licenses.

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. Third-party
administrative services are provided by Standard Retirement Services,
Inc. 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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