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 fiance, 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.

Production Manager

construction design professional

Lisa Bateman

Lisa started in construction in Upstate New York working with her father and her uncle. While attending University at Buffalo she worked summers for Habitat for Humanity. After graduating with a BA in Architecture, she worked as an estimator and project manager for a commercial HVAC company in the northeast, and on residential renovations in Pittsburgh. Her professional interests include adaptive reuse of older structures, cooperative problem solving, and keeping a smile on everyone’s face. Lisa lives in Leesburg with her husband and two sons.


construction staff member

Debi Skaggs

Debi has over 15 years experience in Contracting Management. We were pleased when she “retired” and decided to work with us.   Her role here is Office Manager and Bookkeeper. She also assists the Production Manager with day to day operations. Debi lives in Bluemont with her husband.  In her spare time she enjoys gardening and sews intricate cross stitch projects. 

Administrative Assistant

construction staff

Kelsey Petercsak

Before coming to Lauten Construction, Kelsey worked in Parks and Rec. She and her husband live in Leesburg with their small menagerie of goats, chickens, turkeys, rabbits, a dog, and a cat.  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.

Project Manager

Glenn Spilman

Glenn has been with Lauten Construction for a little over a year. He likes the challenge of construction and getting to know our customers and working with them throughout the entire project.  Glenn also enjoys spending time with his dog, working on his car, and catching up on sleep!

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,