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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 wife, Heather, and his brother, Kevin.  He also enjoys backyard barbecues and swim parties with his wonderful daughters, his beautiful wife and three amazing dogs.

Phone: (636) 937-4343 | Fax: (636) 931-6918


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


  • 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

Samantha Grossbauer:  Agent Services Manager

Samantha joined Hovis & Associates in 2014 with more than 7 years of administrative experience. Her primary responsibility is to help navigate Medicare agents through the contracting process with all the carriers Hovis & Associates represents. She also assists Vice President – Medicare Sales, Kevin Hovis, and Medicare agents with commission related questions and audits at the firm’s location in St. Louis. Samantha is also a Notary Public.

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys reading, crafting, hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities with her family. Samantha and her husband, Jason, have two daughters, Morgan and Amber, and their dog, Daisy.

Phone: (314) 380-2030 | Fax: (314) 270-8448 | Agents: (888) 613-6196


  • Life, Accident & Health Insurance License, 2014


  • Saint Louis University – St. Louis, MO
    BA in Criminal Justice & Security Management, 2015

Lacey Robertson: Customer Service Manager

LaceyLacey 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


  • 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.

In her spare time, Magan plays in a community jazz band, reads, and plays video games. Her and boyfriend, Dylan, have four cats and one dog, Mochi.

Phone: (314) 380-2030 | Fax: (314) 270-8448 | Agents: (888) 613-6196


  • Life, Accident & Heather Insurance License, 2022


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

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