The Standard Expands Retirement Plan Business Presence in Midwest

May 30, 2008 ( - The Standard has opened a new Retirement Plans office in Kansas City.

The company announced it has appointed Jon Ogren to serve as Pension Consultant in the Kansas City office, reporting to Darrell Hannaway, Regional Pension Manager for the Rocky Mountain sales region. Ogren will serve a territory that includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa.

Ogren has worked with defined benefit plans and most types of defined contribution plans including 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans for more than 12 years. Most recently, he was the Retirement Plan Specialist for the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.

“The opening of the Kansas City Retirement Plans sales office is a major step in expanding our presence in the Midwest,” said Dan Hall, regional sales vice president, in the announcement.

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