About Us

RAUL SANTELLAN has an extensive background going back to his early childhood working with his father. The Santellan family has had generations of work experience working with blocks and bricks as well as masonry concrete. After serving in the United States Marine Corp at 18 years old and fighting in the Vietnam War, Raul came home and continued his work in the industry working for contractors in Southern California.

In 1981 Raul opened his first company, Santellan Concrete. Within a decade he had grown Santellan Concrete into a full concrete and eventually gunite company that it currently operating as today. Since his opening Raul has led his companies by making sure that they maintain the highest level of work through Materials, Equipment, and Staff that is carried out through San Joaquin Gunite today.



SCOTT SANTELLAN was also raised in the concrete business with his father Raul. Scott has the same work and business ethics that was passed down to him from the generations of Santellans.

After Graduating Buchanan High School in Clovis, California in 1999 Scott immediately took his role in operating Santellan Concrete. He helped build the business into a highly reputable and sought after company amongst the industry and community. With over a decade of business and relationships, Scott brings all his knowledge and clients into his role at San Joaquin Gunite.

Scott not only possess leadership skills but is at the top of the industry in finish work and design. He as developed a niche through his experience and training in developing his own mixture of materials using Volumetric Mixing Techniques.

Scott is a member of American Shotecrete Association and American Concrete Institute and attends yearly classes, trainings and seminars to keep up with the growth and changes in the industry. He has certified training from Increte, New Look, Boulder Image, Xcel Surfaces, Scofield, and Euclid.



CASSIE SANTELLAN Graduated Buchanan High School in 2001 and continued her general education at Fresno City College. After finishing her required courses she attended Heald Business College where she earned a Associates Degree in Business Software as well as earning a Associates Degree in Apparel Manufacturing.

Cassie has been working in the family business for 10 years now and handles managing the office while taking care of scheduling, inventory, and accounting duties.


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