Our Team

The Lauten Construction team


construction company president

Drew Lauten

Drew has over 17 years experience in the building field. Four of those years were spent in Asheville, NC gaining experience with different companies and working on a wide variety of projects. He grew up in Loudoun County, working summers and weekends for Lauten Construction before going off to get his Degree in Art from Savannah College of Art and Design. He and his father have worked together on many unique projects and plan to work on a few more. Drew is currently the full owner and President of Lauten Construction, bringing new energy, enthusiasm and his own unique style to our projects. His hobbies include woodworking, antique trucks, and flying model aircraft. He currently resides in Lovettsville, Virginia with his wife, Kristin and a menagerie of animals that include dogs, cats, chickens, peacocks, goats, and horses.

Vice President and Founder

construction company founder

Robert Lauten

Robert has over four decades of experience in construction. He knows about building things to last. He loves working on old buildings and has learned a lot about historic construction materials and methods by taking many old structures apart and putting them back together. He keeps up to date on construction technology by following the trade press, attending shows, classes and seminars, and participation in industry associations. Robert’s civic endeavors include: past Chairman of the Town of Purcellville Economic Development Advisory Committee, past President and Director of the Purcellville Business Association, past Director of the DC Metro NARI chapter, and long time youth sports coach. Hobbies include hands-on building, gardening and riding his Harley Sportster.

Office Manager

Kelsey Petercsak

Before coming to Lauten Construction, Kelsey worked in Parks and Rec. She and her husband live in Little Washington on their farm.  She enjoys milking the goats every morning and making soap and cheese as well as camping and kayaking on the weekends.

Project Manager

Mike Coe

Mike has over 30 years of construction experience as a helper and journeyman, and is currently a master level carpenter. In his career, he has worked for several of the top builders in the Western Loudoun area, and has been with LCC for almost 15 years. As a project manager, he has been responsible for supervising the construction of several large residential projects and a few light commercial jobs as well. He is a talented, versatile craftsman, a conscientious manager, and a gentleman. He works hard to keep his jobs on schedule and under budget, while exhibiting top notch craftsmanship and getting rave reviews from every one of our clients he has worked for.

Project Manager

construction project manager

Brian Lester

Brian started with us in 2013. He drives to work everyday from Gerrardstown, WV. He is an excellent carpenter, a good mechanic, and great with customer service. Brian says he likes to be able to take an idea or simple drawing and bring it to life, and he has demonstrated the ability to do this on several fine projects. In his spare time he works on his collection of vans and is building a tree house for his daughter.

Project Manager

Aaron Kilgore

Aaron has been with Lauten Construction for many years. He grew up in Loudoun County and is a Marine Corps veteran.  Aaron likes working outside and tackling new projects.  In his free time he does trivia and enjoys music and concerts.

In House Design

Valeriya ‘Lera’ Mallonee 

Lera is our in house designer. She studied at the St. Petersburg College of Architecture and Design in Russia and moved to the U.S. in 2013.  We met Lera when we were remodeling her house!  She enjoys spending time with her dog and training dogs for different tasks such as: tracking,

Project Manager

Allen Feheley-Gray

Allen has been with Lauten Construction for a little over a year now but has a lot of construction experience.  He enjoys working on personal projects as well as helping friends and family.  He also enjoys learning new instruments and just got a pan flute and kalimba to keep him busy!