About Jerry Pate Design

Our Values

Creating Beauty on the Outside, to Live Better
on the Inside

Jerry Pate Design is guided by a drive to enhance quality of life by creating synergistic relationships between architecture and landscape, interior and exterior spaces. We believe we can help people live better by giving them greater accessibility to nature.

We are on a mission to honor the unique topography and challenges presented by each site, committing ourselves to the preservation of our natural habitats whenever possible. It all comes together in projects where sustainable, intelligent design produces aesthetic, enjoyable, and people-friendly places.

True To Our Site

True To Our Environment​

True To Our Client​

Our Team

Building valued relationships through integrity and professionalism.

Jerry Pate


Jerry Pate has long lived life on the green, from his days as a pro golfer to becoming a revered golf course designer. That decades-long experience in perfecting 18 holes included the founding of Jerry Pate Design. Today, the JPD team takes on projects of many kinds, but Jerry Pate remains enamored by the golf course. His principles of preserving the core values of the sport, environmental stewardship, and exceptional customer service are applied to every job the firm takes—on and off the course.

Steve Dana

Senior Designer/Vice President

Steve Dana is at the heart of Jerry Pate Design’s day-to-day operations and design implementation. He is a Registered Landscape Architect who has spent nearly three decades in the golf design industry and has continued to verse himself in other project types as his career has progressed. Steve is a graduate of Princeton University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree studying green architecture and sustainable development. He served as Captain of Princeton’s golf team, was two-time Ivy League Golf Champion, a two-time Academic All-American, and runner-up for the prestigious Ben Hogan Award.

Licenses: Florida (#FL6667043), Mississippi (#MS625), Alabama (#AL778)

Brad Alexander

Design Associate, RLA, CID

Brad Alexander began his career after earning a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Mississippi State University. He soon grew to develop a particular passion in the trade: pedestrian-centered communities built through intelligent design. He is a Registered Landscape Architect, a Certified Irrigation Designer, and an EPA WaterSense Partner. His talents in technical design and hydraulic analysis have granted him design opportunities in locations worldwide, from Florida to Japan.

Licenses: Florida (#6667399), Georgia (#LA001795), Mississippi (#MS671), Certified Irrigation Designer (#113188)