Protect Your Legacy

Providing commercial insurance and risk management solutions for your business
What We Do

Our Specialty

Decades of Experience

With decades of experience providing a broad range of insurance services in the greater Houston area, Ellard Insurance has grown into one of the leading insurance agencies in Texas. The Ellard Group is one built on integrity, knowledge, and a commitment to industry and client relations excellence. With a foundation built on these values, we pride ourselves on the multitude of companies that entrust us with their insurance needs.

Industries Served

  • Contracting
  • Manufacturing
  • Fleet Services
  • Food and beverage
  • Childcare/Educational
  • Non Profit
  • Religious Organizations
  • Healthcare
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Auto Services/Garage Repair
  • Professional Services
  • Energy/Oil and Gas
  • Industrial


Commercial Insurance

  • General liability
  • Commercial Auto
  • Commercial Property
  • Workers Compensation
  • Flood
  • Cyber Liability
  • Professional Liability/Errors and Omissions
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Directors & Officers
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Pollution
  • Crime
  • Builders Risk
  • Business Interruption
  • Equipment/tools

Commercial Property

Managing a profitable business is no easy task. There are always unexpected expenses and setbacks. Fortunately, business insurance helps you minimize the financial impact of common exposures.

  • Building Replacement Cost
  • Business Personal Property
  • General Liability
  • Loss Of Rent

Commercial Auto

Selecting commercial vehicle insurance coverage that meets your specific needs is vital to protecting your business and income.

  • Liability Protection
  • Physical Damage
  • Uninsured Motorist Protection
  • Specialized Coverage Options

Workers’ Compensation and More

A key part of running your business is keeping employees safe on the job. However, if a worker does suffer an injury, workers’ compensation coverage provides important protection for you and your employees.

  • Lost Wages
  • Medical Expenses
  • Rehabilitation Expenses
  • Death Benefits

Professional Liability

Of course, no one likes to admit that they make mistakes, but sometimes business advice doesn’t work out so well.

  • Alleged/Actual Negligence
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Defense Costs
  • Copyright Infringement

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About Ellard Insurance

We pride ourselves on being active in the communities for which we provide services. The following is a list of some of the organizations and associations we are affiliated with:

  • Board member for New Danville
  • Board member for Deer Park Education Foundation
  • Board member for Montgomery County Youth Services
  • Board member for Emergency Chaplin Group
  • Board member for St. Edwards Catholic School
  • Proud supporter of Yes To Youth, Interfaith, Food Bank, Hope, and many more
  • Member of Bay Area Economic Alliance



Travis Ellard


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Ellard knows the meaning of hard work. A native Houstonian, he earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas where he balanced his studies and his responsibilities as a part of the Mean Green football team. Ellard went on to earn his MBA at UNT before moving home with a vision of innovating the insurance industry. It was during graduate school that he found his passion for insurance, he saw a unique opportunity to take the industry to the next level.

In 2017, Ellard moved to The Woodlands and is proud to call Montgomery County home. He has quickly become a part of the fabric of the community and is thrilled to be able to support the organizations that make it great including sitting on the board for YES to YOUTH Montgomery County Youth Services, being a consistent volunteer for The Montgomery County Food Bank, and being active with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. A sports and fitness fanatic, Ellard finds joy in the great outdoors. From snowboarding and water sports – he loves staying active.

Lauri Deyo

Commercial Account Manager

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Lauri has been working in the insurance industry since 1986, managing commercial accounts and specializing in the service of businesses unique risk situations. She is dedicated to developing personal connections and providing timely service with care and understanding of the needs for her clients. After many years of working with companies like Arthur J. Gallagher and NFP she found herself wanting to step into a leadership position with a young, growing company and help build a brand with the expertise she had acquired from her time in the fortune 500 world.

Away from the office, Lauri enjoys cheering on her favorite sports teams, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

Chris Wehe

Director of Business Development/Commercial Lines Consultant

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After graduating from Texas Tech, Chris moved to Houston and has been living in the Spring/Woodlands area for over 20 years.

Chris has almost 10 years’ experience helping protect small to medium sizes business across multiple industries. His goal is to find the appropriate coverage at the best price for all his clients and be a risk management resource to them.

Chris networks extensively in The Woodlands and Spring Area, holding leadership positions in many, to help connect his clients to resources to help solve any issue the business may have. He believes in doing what ever he can to allow business owners to focus on making money and growing.

In addition to networking, Chris is active in the community. He is currently on the Board of Directors for St. Edwards Catholic School in Spring and the Emergency Chaplin Group that supports first responders deal with the issues they face every day.

Chris is also a state licensed Emergency Medical Technician and has been a volunteer with Cypress Creek EMS for over 5 years, regularly working on the ambulance to help people when they call 911.

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Contact Information

(281) 377-1751

25511 Budde Road Suite 3603, The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380


Ellard Insurance embraces innovation and stays at the forefront of the insurance industry. We constantly seek new approaches, technologies, and solutions to meet the evolving needs and challenges of our clients. We encourage creative thinking, adaptability, and forward-looking strategies.

Financial Strength

Ellard Insurance maintains financial stability and profitability to ensure the long-term success and sustainability of our operations. Our financial strength allows us to meet our commitments, invest in the latest technologies, and provide uninterrupted service to our clients.


Ellard Insurance is agile and responsive to the changing needs of our clients and the insurance industry. We embrace innovation, adapt to market dynamics, and proactively respond to emerging risks and challenges. Agility allows us to provide timely and effective solutions to our clients’ evolving needs.

Employee Empowerment

Ellard Insurance values our employees as key contributors to our success. We invest in employee development, provide opportunities for growth and advancement, and foster a supportive and inclusive work environment. We empower our employees to take initiative, contribute our best, and ensure client satisfaction.

Social and Environmental Responsibility

Ellard Insurance recognizes our role in society and the importance of sustainable practices. We integrate social and environmental responsibility into our operations, supporting community initiatives, and minimizing our environmental footprint. We strive to make a positive impact beyond our core business.


Ellard Insurance takes responsibility for our actions and commitments. We are accountable to our clients, employees, and stakeholders. We operate with transparency, learning from mistakes, and taking steps to rectify any issues promptly. Accountability ensures that we deliver on our promises and maintain trust.

Continuous Improvement

Ellard Insurance believes in continuous improvement and learning. We are dedicated to enhancing our knowledge, skills, and processes to deliver superior services to our clients. We embrace feedback, seek opportunities for growth, and constantly evaluate and refine our practices to remain at the forefront of the industry.


Ellard Insurance fosters a culture of collaboration and teamwork. We value the contributions and expertise of our employees, promoting a collaborative environment where ideas are shared, and collective problem-solving is encouraged. Collaboration enables us to provide comprehensive and effective risk management solutions.

Customer Focus

Ellard Insurance places our clients at the center of everything we do. We are committed to understanding our clients’ unique needs and providing exceptional customer service. Our goal is to exceed customer expectations by delivering tailored insurance solutions and providing reliable support.


Ellard Insurance upholds the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and ethical conduct in all interactions. We prioritize transparency, trust, and ethical decision-making, ensuring that our clients’ best interests are always the top priority.