Capital Campaign Architect and Contractor

Both architect and contractor have been selected through an intensive interview process conducted by Board Members, major donors, independent retired capital & development executive and Sanctuary staff.

Architect: Christine Pierron, AIA, LEED AP
The Cearnal Collective LLP

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Christine Pierron is a California Licensed Architect (CA29397), a LEEDS accredited professional, and also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). She originally began working with Brian Cernal, founding partner of the Cernal Collective, in 2003, before starting her own firm (Pierron Architecture). Pierron ran her own firm for 10+ years before returning to the Cernal Collective. She has worked on a larged variety of project types including five star resorts, affordable housing complexes, churches, transit centers and private residences.

The Cearnal Collective, LLP is a firm committed to providing the highest quality architectural and interior design services available on the Santa Barbara South Coast. Cearnal has always been committed to sustainable architecture with conscious choices in planning, design, building methods and materials. They continually work to educate themselves and their clients about creating buildings that lessen the load on our planet. The Cernal Collective has received numerous building/planning awards including ones for "El Carrillo" (Santa Barbara Affordable Housing), Cottage Hospital, the Canary Hotel, and Maravilla Senior Living.

Contractor: Schipper Construction Company

In 1982, Frank Schipper built his company with the belief that a client centered business focused on core values including integrity, teamwork, and professionalism, was the key to a successful and long lasting organization. Through thirty plus years of successful projects and sustained growth, these values have permeated throughout the company and have led to a long list of successful and award winning projects and an extensive base of repeat clients.

Schipper Construction Co. (License #436175) has constructed or renovated many of the landmarks across Santa Barbara and the Tri county area encompassing buildings in every industry, among them; healthcare, arts, education, commercial interiors, historical renovations, and hospitality.