John D. Torgerson, AIA NCARB

John Torgerson

Principal Architect and Founder

A long-time resident of Springfield, John has more than 18 years of architectural experience and specializes in large, complex projects and project management. As the founder of Torgerson Design Partners, John currently serves as President responsible for firm operations—leading projects with the constant idea to evaluate rational solutions, re-think the obvious, re-work the complicated and practice simplicity.

John has set the bar high for client satisfaction and is growing the firm with a long list of loyal clients. His mission is to educate the staff and to set a powerful example that will move the firm forward and create a legacy.

Professional Credentials

Registered Architect: Missouri, Ohio, North Dakota, Colorado,
Minnesota, Kansas, Tennessee, Arkansas, Connecticut, North Carolina


Bachelor of Architecture Drury University

Community Involvement

Alderman for Ward One, Ozark (Current)

Chairman of the Board – Ozark Chamber of Commerce (2013, 2014)
Rotary Member (Current)
Member of Board of Directors for Ozark Chamber of Commerce (2010-2016)
Member of Board of Directors of Finley River Community Foundation (2012-2014)
Care to Learn (2012-2014)
Down Syndrome Group of the Ozarks (2007-2009)
Graduate of Leadership Springfield, Class of 2000

Project Experience:

  • Master Planning & Feasibility Studies
    -Ozark, MO – City of Ozark
  • Airport Terminal Renovations
    -Springfield, MO – City of Springfield
  • Grandview Conference Center, Big Cedar Resort* -Blueridge, MO
  • Ozark Family Clinic
    -Ozark, MO – Dr. Mark Woods
  • Historic Preservation and Restaurant Infill
    -Ozark, MO -Market House Cafe
  • Family Pharmacy
    -Corporate Office Design, Ozark, MO
    -New Corporate Warehouse, Ozark, MO
    -Pharmacy Health Services, Ozark, MO
  • Municipal Building Code Consulting
    -City of Nixa
    -City of Ozark
    -County of Christian, MO
  • Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
    -Denver, CO*
    -Garland, TX*
    -Bolingbrook, IL*
    -Independence, MO*
    -Leeds, AL
    -Lac Mirabel- Quebec, Canada*
    -Interior Renovations- Orlando, FL
    -Little Rock, AR
    -Bristol, TN
    -Bridgeport, CT
    -Chattanooga, TN
    -Loveland, TX
    -West Chester, OH
  • Bass Pro Shops Corporate
    • -Springfield, MO- Museum Connector inside Retail
      -Springfield, MO- Corporate Fitness Center

*Completed with previous firm