Our Team


Leadership Team

LCS’s senior leadership team includes proven utility industry veterans and professional services executives focused on delivering best-in-class solutions for our clients.

Tarrus Richardson


  • 25 years’ experience in executive management, operations, and investing capital to grow valuable companies
  • BS, Accounting, Purdue University; MBA, Harvard Business School

Mike LaFata

Founder, President

  • Founded LCS in 2001
  • Prior to LCS, 20 years’ utilities experience with Raytheon, Nuclear Energy Consultants, and Bechtel Power Corp
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Drexel University

Steve Goad

General Manager

  • Responsible for Maryland operations
  • Prior to LCS, Director, Transmission and Substation Department, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University; MS, Finance, John Hopkins University

Adam Stadler

Head of Electric Programs

  • Responsible for electric power transmission, substation, and distribution projects
  • Prior to LCS, design and project engineer with Patrick Engineering and C&D Associates
  • BS, Industrial Technology, Millersville University

Tim Clark

Head of Gas Programs

  • Responsible for gas infrastructure projects
  • Prior to LCS, general management, project and construction management with Agway Petroleum, Penn Fuel Gas, Columbia Gas Transmission, PG&E, and Picarro
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware; MS, Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Bradbury, P.E.

Head of Special Projects & Water Programs

  • Responsible for long-term electric infrastructure projects and water program development
  • Prior to LCS, program manager, project engineer, and construction manager with Greeley & Hansen and Granite Construction
  • BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology, Temple University; MS, Engineering Management, University of Wisconsin-Platteville; Doctor of Engineering Management Candidate, George Washington University

Keith Garvey

Director Business Development

  • Responsible for business development
  • Professional electrical engineer with 30 years of utilities operational and compliance expertise and over 20 years of senior leadership experience in in the utilities industry
  • BS, Engineering, College of Arts, Science & Technology; MBA, Nova Southeastern University

Kira Wright

Internal Operations Manager

  • Responsible for administration
  • Previous experience in executive leadership, operations, business development, and management consulting
  • BA, University of Pittsburgh

Todd Thayer, CPA


  • Responsible for accounting and operational finance
  • 12 years’ experience in financial management and tax
  • BS, Finance, Seton Hall University; MBA Candidate, Lehigh University

Scott Yanover

Recruiting Manager

  • Responsible for full life cycle recruiting
  • 20 years’ experience recruiting for the utilities, power, oil and gas, energy, IT, environmental, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries
  • BA, University of South Carolina Upstate
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