Photos / Travis Oliver, President
Travis and his wife Sara are the co-owners of the agency group. Travis serves as the president and oversees all agency operations.
Travis started in the insurance and financial services industry in 1991 with American Express Financial Advisors as a financial consultant. He later moved to Merrill Lynch in the Kansas City office as a financial consultant.
In 1997, Travis became president of Thomas County Insurance Agency in Colby, KS, overseeing all insurance operations. In 1998, Travis left Merrill Lynch to create Douglas County Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. in Lawrence, KS. In 2005, Jefferson County Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. in Oskaloosa, KS was added to the agency group, and in 2006, the Mader Gilmore Agency in Ottawa, KS was purchased, creating Franklin County Insurance. The agency group was renamed Kansas Insurance in 2011.
The year 2007 brought the addition of the agency group acting as State Director for Continental Western Groups Public Entity Pak and Fire-Pak Program for the state of Kansas. Through this program, the agency became one of the largest insurers of municipalities in the state of Kansas.
Travis and Sara own or manage over 2500 acres of farm ground for themselves and Sara’s Family’s Farm raising wheat, corn, milo, soybeans, and sunflowers.
Travis is the former Chairman of the Board of the Jefferson County Commission. He has served in the past as the Chairman of the Board of the Jefferson County Economic Development Committee and Chairman of the Jefferson County Health Department.
He currently serves as the Chairman of the Jefferson County Republican Party, and is a member of the Kansas City Chiefs Red Coaters.