The Standard Names Jessica Krpan, Second Vice President of Business Integration for Retirement Plans

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Standard announced today that Jessica Krpan is joining the company as second vice president of Business Integration for its Retirement Plans business.

In her new role, Krpan will lead the Integration Management office in Retirement Plans, which is charged with incorporating The Standard’s recent acquisition of Securian Financial’s recordkeeping business. Her work will ensure a seamless transition and integration that supports our focus on growth and delivering exceptional customer service.

Prior to joining The Standard, Krpan spent more than 17 years in finance, innovation and strategy roles at Allstate Insurance Company. Most recently, Krpan led the innovation test and learn team in Allstate’s distribution organization.

“Jessica is skilled in change agility, cross-functional collaboration and strategic planning,” said A.J. Ijaz, vice president of the Asset Management Group at The Standard. “She’s a proven leader within multiple disciplines. I’m thrilled to welcome her to our team.”

Krpan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.

About The Standard

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


Bob Speltz


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