Councilman Todd Torgersen was elected to the Gulf Breeze City Council in 2018. His present term runs from December 2018 to December 2022. Seat C.
Councilman Torgersen’s legislative priorities for sustainability have contributed to the city’s re-organization to focus on infrastructure. The new Natural Resources Division of Public Works was formed by reducing contracted services and re-allocating those savings to stormwater and natural resource management. Todd is an avid supporter of the city’s 8-year septic tank elimination grant program, made possible by the newly formed Gulf Breeze Regional Water System.
As the Mayor and Council’s appointee to the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council, Todd garnered regional sponsorships for the city’s new Shoreline Park Wetlands Boardwalk, as well as other recreation amenities.
Professional & Education
Councilman Torgersen has over 3 decades of experience in the group benefit business.
After graduating from Florida State University in 1981 with a degree in business, he began a career with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. Todd later launched Combined Insurance Services in Pensacola, Florida. His business focus today, as President of Combined Insurance Services, is managing group operations for the company and handling group-specific client needs.
In addition to his degree at Florida State, Todd is recognized as a Certified Health Consultant, grading out in the top 10% nationally. He also completed the requirements for Syracuse University’s Graduate School of Sales Management and Marketing. Todd holds membership in the Florida Association of Health Underwriters and the Florida and National Associations of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He is also a Certified PPACA Professional, completing the coursework and exams required to gain the designation.
Todd is active in the community as past President of Five Flags Rotary of Pensacola and is currently on the board of ARC Gateway as past President. He is married to Gayle Torgersen and they raised their family in Gulf Breeze.