The Standard Appoints Relationship Manager for Colorado and Southern Idaho
PORTLAND, OR, September 13, 2012 -- The Standard is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Aragon as a relationship manager for the Denver Retirement Plans office of Standard Retirement Services, Inc. She will serve as an extended team member for the advisors she supports in Colorado and Southern Idaho. Aragon will be responsible for providing tailored services that cater to the needs of advisors and supporting them in their delivery of exceptional service to their clients.
Aragon brings 12 years of retirement plans expertise to The Standard and the advisors she serves. She has gained broad experience through her work in various areas of the retirement industry, including ERISA consulting, plan design, compliance and plan administration.
"We are very happy to have Kate join our team," said Kendell Adler, regional service manager for The Standard's Central region. "Kate comes to The Standard from a relationship management role in which she also had to juggle plan administration and compliance-related responsibilities. She successfully maintained a high level of client and advisor satisfaction while fulfilling dual responsibilities. In a more focused role at The Standard, she will channel her skills and well-rounded knowledge solely towards supporting her advisors and their clients."
Aragon earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Regis University. She holds a Series 6 securities license and is pursuing a Series 65 license. Aragon has also completed tests to be awarded the Qualified 401k Administrator (QKA) designation from the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA).
StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, distributes group annuity contracts issued by Standard Insurance Company and may provide other brokerage services. 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.
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, individual annuities and investment advice. For more information about The Standard, visit www.standard.com.
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