David Greusel, FAIA, CNU, LEED AP

Founding Principal, Convergence Design

David Greusel, FAIA, Founding PrincipalDavid Greusel, FAIA has over 30 years of professional experience in architecture. He has worked as a principal and shareholder in large and medium-sized architectural firms across the Midwest. His responsibilities have included every aspect of architectural project delivery including design, programming, planning, and project management. His primary strength, however, is working with clients to help them articulate and realize their own particular goals for a project. For most of his career, David has specialized in public assembly architecture, including stadiums and arenas; civic, convention and conference centers; and athletic and recreation centers.

David has a reputation as a skilled communicator and a consensus-builder. He has taught communication skills to architects and allied professionals nationwide. He authored Architect’s Essentials of Presentation Skills, part of the Architect’s Essentials series published by Wiley. For his contributions to the profession of architecture, David was elevated to Fellow in the American Institute of Architects in 2009.

In addition to the clients served by his own practice, David has designed the following significant projects while associated with other firms:

Education: Kansas State University, B.Arch., cum laude

Registration: David Greusel holds a certificate from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and is licensed as an architect in the following jurisdictions:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin


  • Fellow, American Institute of Architects
  • Member, Congress for The New Urbanism
  • LEED® Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Buildings Council

A convergence of work, family and community leadership...

David Greusel, FAIA, founding principal of Convergence Design has served his community and his profession in a variety of capacities. Following are some examples of David's varied leadership roles:

  • Presenter, American Institute of Architects National Convention, 1998-2009 (inclusive)
  • Guest speaker, Jubliee conference, Coalition for Christian Outreach, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Contributor, Comment magazine, Cardus
  • Member, College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects.
  • LEED® Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Member, Congress for The New Urbanism
  • Cast Member/writer, Right Between the Ears, award-winning public radio comedy program.
  • Appointed member, AIA Convention Continuing Education Committee.
  • Past Board Member, Central Christian School, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Past Chair, St. Louis Chapter/AIA Urban Issues Committee.
  • Guest Lecturer, School of Architecture, Judson University, 2006
  • Guest Lecturer, College of Architecture, Texas Tech University
  • Guest Lecturer, Graduate Seminar in Urban Design, Washington University, St. Louis.
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Missouri-Kansas City Architecture Program.
  • Guest Speaker, Kansas State University College of Architecture Pre-Design Professions Department
  • Instructor, Architectural Technology, St. Louis Community College at Meramec.
  • Past Board Member, Wichita March of Dimes/Birth Defects Foundation.

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