PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 9, 2018--David Setzkorn, national practice leader — absence management for The Standard, is presenting at the 2018 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference. Held Aug. 6-9 at the Hilton Austin, the conference will feature discussions around the complex and rapidly changing landscape of leave and disability management.

Setzkorn will be part of a preconference workshop, Beyond Benchmarking: Creating Value Beyond the Numbers. The discussion will walk attendees through the steps for establishing benchmarking data that is meaningful for their organizations and discuss best practices for evaluating both the data and other factors to determine how well programs are performing.

Beyond Benchmarking: Creating Value Beyond the Numbers Speakers: Deborah Labonar, Ph.D., Senior Director, Absence Analytics, ReedGroupDavid Setzkorn, MBA, CPCU, CPM, National Practice Leader, The StandardSuzanne Wilson, Vice President, Reporting & Analytics, Matrix Absence Management Aug. 6, 2018 9-10 a.m. Hilton Austin, 500 E 4 th Street, Austin, TX 78701

For more information on the conference, visit dmec.org/conferences-and-events/annual-conference/.

If you would like to speak to Setzkorn about this presentation or the topic of benchmarking, please contact Katharine Foley at kfoley@bader-rutter.com.

About The Standard

The Standard is a marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and subsidiaries. Insurance products are offered by Standard Insurance Company of 1100 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, Oregon, in all states except New York, where insurance products are offered by The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York of 360 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 210, White Plains, New York. Product features and availability vary by state and company and are solely the responsibility of each subsidiary. Each company is solely responsible for its own financial condition. Standard Insurance Company is licensed to solicit insurance business in all states except New York. The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York is licensed to solicit insurance business in only the state of New York.

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