TEAM LTS

LUCAS T. SCHAD, AIA

Lucas T. Schad, AIA was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. He attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Architectural Studies.  He headed west to study architectural design at Montana State University at Bozeman, where he received a Master's Degree in Architecture.


While completing graduate school Lucas worked as a teaching assistant in addition to a full-time job at a drafting firm in Bozeman.  Upon graduation, he moved to Livingston in 2003 and worked for a local firm for 10 years on projects which ranged in size from small additions to multi-million dollar commercial ranches.  In 2014, Lucas decided to hang out his shingle and opened LTS Architecture.  


Lucas is married to a his beautiful wife and is a proud father of two boys and one girl.  He enjoys wood working in his shop, hiking in the mountains and hunting.  Above all, he enjoys the creative problem-solving demands of the architecture profession.  


SAM GACKSTETTER

Sam is originally from southern Minnesota and holds a degree in drafting and design from South East Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A resident of Bozeman, Sam enjoys skiing, paddle boarding, and spending time with his bearded collie Sky.

KRISTIN VANDERLAND, AIT

Kristin came to Montana from Beaverdam, Virginia. She holds a Master of Architecture degree from Montana State University and is currently working her way toward liscensure. Kristin lives in Livingston and loves spending time in the mountains with her border collie EDI.