As President and Principal Owner of Wimmer Yamada and Caughey (WYAC), Pat Caughey oversees the firm's design direction. He has established credibility as a proven Landscape Architect, team leader, and creative designer with over 30 years of experience.

In addition to managing Wimmer Yamada and Caughey, Pat is active in promoting the profession of landscape architecture. He was appointed as the National President of the American Society of Landscape Architects in 2007 and has served in numerous positions within the organization. Pat recently completed a two year term as the Chair of the ASLA Council of Fellows, and in 2013, was awarded the ASLA President's Medal for his service and contribution to the society.

Pat continues to give back to the community by serving as a Director on the La Colonia De Eden Gardens Foundation and by actively participating in San Diego Rotary Club 33 community projects. Previously Pat served on the national Board of Directors of ACE (Architecture Construction Engineering), an outreach/mentoring program working with high school students across the United States. He was elected as Director for both the Board of the San Diego Architectural Foundation as well as the Board for the Boy Scouts of America San Diego Imperial Council. Pat has also been an advisor for the San Diego Mesa Community College Architecture Program.

Pat is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude) in Design with an emphasis in Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture. He is a licensed landscape architect in California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. He was inducted into the American Society of Landscape Architects class of Fellows in 2004.



  • President
  • RLA 2895
Patrick W. Caughey, RLA, FASLA, LEED GA

Patrick W. Caughey, RLA, FASLA, LEED GA