Michael Alstadt, Architect, Leed AP

Graduating from Kansas State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Architecture Alstadt began his career with Booker Associates, Inc., 1982-1984; Yarger Associates, Inc. 1984; Fruco Engineers, Inc., 1985; and Charles E. Bell Architects, Inc. September 1985. He then joined Amato/Reed Associates in 1989 where he was responsible for schematic design, design development and construction administration. Project type experience includes education facilities, retail shopping centers, banking facilities, a branch library, a municipal swimming pool, a munitions manufacturing facility addition for the military, a multi-story public housing, office warehouses, an employees’ credit unit for a major brewery, a manufacturing and warehouse facility for a major paper products manufacturer, a corporate office building, and miscellaneous repairs and construction administration for the U.S. Postal Service in the Midwest region. Mr. Alstadt joined Fredericks & Basalay Architects in July 1993 and was promoted to Partner in 1999. Mike retired from full-time work January 1, 2021. He remains on staff and continues to assist BCA as a consultant.

Since joining the firm, he has performed key project roles on a variety of projects, including:

  • Earlville Community Unit School District #9 Life Safety Work – Earlville, IL
  • Grand Ridge Elementary School District #95 Life Safety Work – Grand Ridge, IL
  • Illinois Valley Community College District #513 New Technology Center – Oglesby, IL
  • Indian Creek Community Unit School District #425 Life Safety Roof Replacement – Shabbona, IL
  • Lincoln Elementary School Additions and Remodeling – Oglesby School District #125 – Oglesby, IL
  • Marseilles Elementary School District #125 Kitchen Cafeteria Addition – Marseilles, IL
  • Montmorency School District #145 Music Addition – Rock Falls, IL
  • Montmorency School District #145 Administrative and Classroom Additions – Rock Falls, IL
  • Ottawa Township High School District #140 $19,000,000 Construction Grant Program
    -Vocational Building and Life Safety Work
    -Manual Arts Building Addition and Life Safety Work
  • Ottawa Township High School District #140
  • Paw Paw Community Unit School District #271 Miscellaneous Work – Paw Paw, IL
  • United Auto Workers Headquarters – Ottawa, IL
  • Wallace Grade School District #195 New Addition – Ottawa, IL
Matt Alstadt


  • 39 years


  • Kansas State University
    -Bachelor of Architecture


  • Licensed Architect