Hovis Group 2018
David K. Hovis, MBA:  President

2017-DavidDavid joined Hovis & Associates in March 2000 as an insurance and investment broker. Today, his primary responsibilities include managing the overall operations and corporate strategy of Hovis & Associates; consulting with the firm’s Medicare clients; and advising the firm’s financial clients with strategies to achieve their financial goals.

David has served on the Board of Directors of the De Soto Chamber of Commerce as well as acting as its past President. He also served as the Treasurer and Board Member of the De Soto Bicentennial Committee. David is currently a Board Member of the Jefferson County Growth Association, the Jefferson County Tourism Commission, and First State Community Bank.

David enjoys working in the business with his brother, Kevin.  He also enjoys backyard barbecues and swim parties with his wonderful daughters, his beautiful wife and two amazing dogs.

Phone: (636) 937-4343 | Fax: (636) 931-6918
E-mail: davidhovis@hovisandassociates.com


  • Series 7, 2000
  • Series 65, 2009
  • Series 63, 2000
  • Financial Registrations: AL, CO, FL, GA, IL, MO, NJ, SC, TN, TX
  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance License, 2000
  • Property & Casualty Insurance License, 2000
  • Life Variable Contract, 2001 AL, IL, MO, FL


  • University of Missouri – Columbia, MO MBA, 1999
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, MO BS in Business Administration: Management and Marketing, 1997
Kevin Hovis:  Vice President

2017-KevinKevin joined Hovis & Associates in 2004 and acquired all necessary licenses to become an insurance and investment broker. His primary responsibilities are to manage over 200 independent insurance brokers with contracting, certifications, continuing education, and CMS compliance and to assist as an investment advisor. Kevin works primarily in the St. Louis location.

Kevin is currently a member of the Lemay Chamber of Commerce and the St. Louis Association of Health Underwriters.

Kevin resides in St. Louis with his wife Jennifer. They have three children Madyson, Brady, and Aubree.

Phone: (314) 380-2030 | Fax: (314) 270-8448 | Agents: (888) 613-6196
E-mail: kevinhovis@hovisandassociates.com


  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance License, 2004: AR, FL, IA, IL, KS, MO, NC, OK, TN, TX
  • Series 7, 2005
  • Series 65, 2005


  • Fontbonne University – Saint Louis, MO
    MBA, 2008
  • Baker University – Baldwin City, KS
    BA in Business Administration, 2001

Lacey Robertson: Customer Service Manager

Lacey joined Hovis & Associates in 2018 with more than 11 years of administrative experience.  Her primary responsibility is to assist Medicare clients with enrollment, plan reviews, ancillary products, benefit questions, and concerns.  Lacey serves as a mentor to the customer service representative in our organization and is a Notary Public.

In Lacey’s spare time she enjoys reading, baking, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family. Lacey and her husband, Jake, have two children Oliviah and Evan, and one family dog, Biscuit.

Phone: (636) 937-4343 | Fax: (636) 937-6918
E-mail: laceyrobertson@hovisandassociates.com


  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance License, 2018


  • Lindenwood University – St. Charles, MO
    BA in Criminal Justice, 2017
  • East Central College – Union, MO
    AAS in Legal Assistant, 2005

Magan Tarr: Customer Service Representative

Magan started with Hovis & Associates, in July 2022. She has four years of teaching experience and three years of customer service experience. Magan’s primary responsibilities are to serve as gatekeeper for the St. Louis office, assist Medicare agents and clients with questions/concerns/issues, and support the Vice President of the Firm. Other job duties include Medicare agent event coordinator, assist Medicare agents with certifications, navigating online portals, plan benefit questions, and ordering supplies.

Her and fiancé, Dylan, have four cats and one dog, Mochi.

Phone: (314) 380-2030 | Fax: (314) 270-8448 | Agents: (888) 613-6196
E-mail: magantarr@hovisandassociates.com


  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance, 2022


  • Southeast Missouri State University – Cape Girardeau, MO
    BS in Music Education, 2015

Nolan Ebbinghaus: Agent Success Manager

Nolan is our most recent addition to Hovis & Associates, starting in 2023.  He came to the insurance business after 10+ years in the hospitality industry, capping off this portion of his career at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis. The valuable experience he gained as a sales agent and a broker channel manager over the last four years significantly shaped his role as our Agent Success Manager. His purpose is to help agents achieve their goals as well as connecting their agency to all the resources we, as an FMO and Integrity partner, have to offer.

In Nolan’s spare time, he enjoys being with family, reading, taking fitness classes, listening to podcasts, golfing, and playing guitar.

Phone: (314) 380-2030 | Fax: (314) 270-8448 | Agents: (888) 613-6196
E-mail: nolanebbinghaus@hovisandassociates.com


  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance License, 2019


  • University of Missouri-St. Louis – St. Louis, MO
  • BA in Political Science

Maximilian C. Meadows: Financial Services Associate

Max started with Hovis & Associates in October of 2023. He Graduated from the university of Missouri-Columbia in December of 2022 with a bachelors in personal financial planning. Max will solely be focusing his time on our financial services team as our Financial Services Associates. Right now, his main priority is to aid and assist David in ensuring our clients achieve their financial goals. The experience Max gains with David will enable him to further assist clients on his own, as well as help new incoming clients achieve long-term financial success.

In Max’s free time he enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family, fitness, and overindulging in new foods.

Phone: (636) 937-4343 | Fax: (636) 937-6918
E-mail: maxmeadows@hovisandassociates.com


  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance License, 2022


  • University of Missouri-Columbia, MO
  • BA in Personal Financial Planning

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