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Meet Stacie Hoover, Owner at One Source Advisors, Inc.

Stacie HooverMy name is Stacie Hoover. I am involved with the Corporate Partners Committee and a participating member of a roundtable.

Tell us about your business.

One Source Advisors, Inc. is a boutique firm of employee benefit consultants focused on proactive and aggressive client advocacy through state of the art solutions with a customer-centric approach. We pride ourselves in delivering tailored solutions to each client – no one answer fits all. Our only goal is to ensure our clients have the competitive advantage for attracting new employees by the benefits they offer.

What inspired you to get into your business?

I had worked in the health insurance industry for many years including time spent with a large insurance company. I enjoyed my career, however, after I had my second child,  I started to feel torn about the balance necessary to work in corporate America while raising a family A former boss of mine and mentor, Cheri Gillfillan, approached me with the idea of launching an insurance agency of our own  The thought of continuing my career in the industry that I had  been so passionate about as well as a better chance to achieve a work-life balance was the inspiration to go into business with Cheri and start our own agency.

What are your three best practices or best tips that every NAWBO member needs to hear?

  1.  Get Involved-whether it is in NAWBO or in your business industry. When you get involved, you can make a difference.

  2. Build Strong relationships with clients and vendors. People want to do business with people they know and trust!

  3. Be Organized! When you have to juggle a lot of hats, you need to make sure you know where you have to be, the status of projects or spreadsheets, and meeting timeframes and deadlines.

What does your future look like?

I want One Source Advisors, Inc to be the top women-owned, employee benefits brokerage agency in Central Ohio.

What do you do in your free time?

I enjoy spending time with family and friends. My favorite is going out to dinner!

I exercise on a regular basis to stay “fit” and relieve stress-which is so important in life!

My oldest son, Brian, is a Freshman at Miami(OH) University and enjoying college life.  My younger son, Adam,  is a senior in high school. He plays hockey, which means we spend most of our weekends in ice rinks.  My family enjoys sports, so we attend a lot of the home Ohio State Football games and many of the Columbus Blue Jackets games.

My husband and I will soon be empty nesters so we are trying to find hobbies we can do together. He likes to golf and play tennis. I don’t know how to do either! I guess lessons are in my near future!

What is your company website?

My business website is  www.osadvise.com