Faces of Thompson

John Thompson

John Thompson, III, Owner

John Thompson started roofing as a laborer in Ames Iowa in 2010. John worked his way up from ground clean up to installer/equipment operator. In 2013 John founded Thompson Roofing & Reconstruction in the Lake of the Ozarks area after attending business classes at Des Moines Area Community College. John is a 3rd generation business owner in the Lake of the Ozarks area. Having a passion for business and helping others John has launched his re-build Missouri Campaign geared and focused on reconstructing homes and businesses in the state of Missouri after storm events.


  • HAAG Engineering Certified Roof Inspector
  • Licensed General Contractor in Missouri
  • Owens Corning Roofing University Certificate holder
Lance Kemper

Lance Kemp, Project Manager

Lance enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is avid about cars and riding motorcycles with free time he has available. Lance came from the oil industry before being hired on as a project manager with Thompson Roofing & Reconstruction.   


  • Owen Corning Roofing University Certificate Holder
Richard Stringham

Richard Stringham, Field Supervisor

Richard is our field supervisor which means he spends a lot of his time going from job site to job site. He is responsible for running materials to the crew, inspecting repairs and removing materials from the properties.

In Richard’s down time, he enjoys motorsports, fishing, hiking and spending time with his son Jayden.


  • Owen Corning Roofing University Certificate Holder
Jacob Vorhees

Jacob Vorhees, Project Manager

Jacob enjoys staying in shape so you can typically find him at the gym if not working. Outside of the gym, Jacob enjoys hiking, sightseeing, nature photography, traveling and visiting Texas for family.


  • Owen Corning Roofing University Certificate Holder