About our Pool Construction Team…

With over 100 years of combined experience, Pacific Pools is the most experienced and talented pool construction team in Santa Barbara. Each member of the team offers a unique point of differentiation to create a seamless experience throughout the visioning, design, estimating, permitting, demo, and construction process.


Clay Hunt, President & Owner
Along with overseeing general operations, Clay takes a keen interest in how to best care for our clients needs. Clay brings more than 20 years of experience in the pool industry but it’s his love for people and his respect for client and team relationships that has had the greatest effect on the business and company culture.


Ernesto Nungaray, Project Supervisor
Ernesto specializes in pool and spa layout, plumbing, construction, remodeling, excavation and equipment operations, along with assisting Jeremey with project planning and execution. Ernesto has worked in the industry for more than 20 years, on more than 500 pool constructions right here in Santa Barbara.