Standard Kicks Off Advisor Program

September 21, 2004 ( - Standard Insurance Company has unveiled The Standard Advisor Partner, a service that will develop business partnerships with third party administrators and pension consultants.

The Standard Advisor Partner combines The Standard’s recordkeeping, fund management and Registered Investment Advisory services with the specific areas of expertise of local pension consulting firms, third party administrators and other specialty retirement plan service providers, according to a news release.

“We want to partner with pension professionals who are experts in the retirement plan business and influential leaders in their local markets,” said Gary Loven, vice president of sales and marketing for The Standard’s Retirement Plans Division, in the announcement. “Our goal is to expand our distribution with a select number of firms and create mutually beneficial, value-added relationships.”