The Standard Promotes Dawn McMaster to Vice President, Individual Disability Insurance

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The Standard Promotes Dawn McMaster to Vice President, Individual Disability Insurance

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Dawn McMaster, Vice President, Individual Disability Insurance, The Standard (Photo: Business Wire)  …


Standard Insurance Company ("The Standard"), a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., has promoted Dawn McMaster to vice president of Individual Disability Insurance.

McMaster will continue to lead the Individual Disability Insurance division with oversight of the actuarial, underwriting, operations and sales functions. She has been assistant vice president of Individual Disability Insurance since 2010.

“Dawn is known for her expertise in the individual disability business, for caring deeply about our customers and for leading a team in achieving excellent results. We are very pleased to announce this promotion,” said Katherine Durham, vice president of Individual Disability Insurance and Corporate Marketing & Communications.

McMaster joined The Standard in 1995 as a sales and marketing manager in the Individual Disability Insurance division. Previously, she’s held roles as director of Individual Sales and Marketing, director of Individual Insurance Operations and second vice president of Individual Insurance Operations and Underwriting.

McMaster earned a Bachelor of Science degree in human services from the University of Phoenix and has completed financial analysis coursework through the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

McMaster is active in a variety of volunteer and charitable organizations. She serves on the board of the Boys & Girls Aid, has volunteered at Friendly House Community Center and has spent more than 300 hours working with elementary school children.

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

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.


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