Kelly D. Morgan, Architect


Kelly is a Principal with NMA serving as Principal–In–Charge on multiple projects, including religious, commercial, and municipal facilities.  His leadership ability and personal approach enable projects to move from Master Planning and the design concept through contract documents and the construction phase with momentum.

Kelly D. Morgan received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Oklahoma State University in 1990.  After graduating from OSU, he went to work for HKS, Inc. in Dallas, Texas for three years. From 1993 to 1995, Kelly was employed with C.H. Guernsey in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as a project coordinator.  In 1995, Kelly moved back to Ardmore, Oklahoma to work for Barrett and Corner, Architects.  At Barrett and Corner, Kelly served as the project manager and designer for this small local firm.  In June of 2002, Kelly joined Cornerstone Architectural Group, a division of Isbell Engineering Group.  While at CAG, Kelly was again responsible for the project management, coordination of multiple projects and overall production.  In June of 2003, Kelly left C.A.G. and teamed with Alan Nelson to form Nelson + Morgan, Architects.

Professional experience has included commercial, medical, educational, banking, religious, industrial, residential care facilities, historic preservation, recreation and residential. Kelly’s skills derive from extensive prior experience with commercial and institutional facilities combined with his technical knowledge of electronic architectural production technology and related topics.  This unique blend of experience and technology makes Kelly a valuable addition to the Design Team.  He is well suited to our office projects, and can help assure successful projects completed on time and within budget.


  • High School – Plainview High School, Ardmore, Oklahoma, 1985
  • College – Bachelor of Architecture, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1990

Professional Registration

  • Registered Architect:

Oklahoma No. 4504

Texas No. 18097

Community Affiliations

  • Denton Bible Church
  • Ardmore Chamber of Commerce
  • Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Advisory Board
  • Sanger Planning and Zoning Commissioner