Tag archives: Craig Makela

In Makela We Trust
By Richard Mineards   |   April 5, 2022

Craig Makela has become Lifetime Director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, its highest honor. Makela, an eighth-generation local resident who descends from Presidio solider Luis Quintero, is known locally as the founder of the Santa Barbara Olive Company. He sold the business a few years ago and soon started a new venture, […]