Budd will support advisers in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas. He has more than five years of experience in retirement plan services. Most recently, he was an internal wholesaler at American Century Investments, where he was given a Rising Star award in 2013. Before joining American Century, Budd worked on the sales teams for The Hartford and American Financial Management. He will be based in The Standard’s Kansas City and St. Louis offices.
Budd holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Kansas.
StanCorp Equities Inc., known as The Standard, is a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group Inc.