David Kleve is the president of Kleve & Associates Insurance Agency, Inc., an independent insurance agency founded in 1951. He is the second generation owner of the family-owned business. He grew up in Burton, Ohio graduating from Berkshire High School. He then attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. After working in Columbus, Ohio for a year, Dave’s father, Herb Kleve, who founded Kleve & Associates, persuaded him to join the agency. In February 1989, he began his career in the insurance industry as an agent at Kleve & Associates. Dave earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2002 after successfully passing the exams required for each of the five parts of the program. Dave has served on several insurance companies’ agent advisory councils; most recently in 2008. In addition, Dave is an active member of the Burton Chamber of Commerce having served on the Promotions Committee since 1989. He is also an active volunteer for the Newbury Boy Scout Troop 99. Dave continues to live in Burton Village with his wife Donna and Jonathan, his son.