PRESIDENT | AIA, LEED AP
A.J. Wilder has over 25 years of experience in commercial and residential architecture and design. Wilder’s intimate knowledge of architecture is rooted in extensive construction experience, which augmented his formal education. While earning a Bachelor of Architecture degree at the New York Institute of Technology, Wilder supported himself by constructing custom residences. After relocating to California to participate in a corporate interiors project for a New York firm, Wilder joined WA as a project manager, rapidly progressing to Principal. Today, he serves as President with leadership involvement on a majority of the firm’s projects, spearheads the business development efforts and provides overall strategic direction.
As an active member of the community, Wilder co-founded Figure 1 Foundation in 2015: a non-profit organization dedicated to granting aviation scholarships to young adults. He is also involved in leadership at both the WPO Wilshire and WPO Southland Chapters, and assists in fundraising events for the Multiple Sclerosis organization. An avid aerobatic pilot, AJ can be found flying his Extra 330 SC “Rumble Bee” in both air shows and aerobatic competitions.