Bob Speltz


Bob Speltz is the senior director of public affairs for Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) in Portland, Ore.  He is responsible for all aspects of corporate community involvement including The Standard’s corporate giving program, the Standard Charitable Foundation, employee volunteerism, environmental sustainability and corporate public relations. Bob joined The Standard in July 2008.


Prior to joining The Standard, Bob held senior roles in corporate community involvement at Nike, Nau and MCI Communications Corp. He has also held positions in marketing and development at the Council on Foundations and American Association of Museums in Washington, D.C.


Bob chaired the board of Our House of Portland and currently serves on the boards of Literary Arts and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Bob was an early supporter of Q Center and served on the founding board of directors of Q Center from 2005-2009 including two years as board chair. He is also a former member of Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington and Equity Foundation board of directors.


Speltz earned a bachelor’s degree in English at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN. He and his husband, Dwight Adkins, live in Northeast Portland.