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Sandra Butchart-Fiorillo, senior architect in healthcare project management, joins RATCLIFF. August 2015


Emeryville, Calif. – Sandra Butchart-Fiorillo, AIA, CID, licensed architect and interior designer certified in California and with 25 years’ experience including healthcare programming, design and construction, has joined RATCLIFF, architects serving healthcare, academic, and civic clients throughout Northern California. 


“Sandra is a highly technical architect who has proven her capabilities with many significant healthcare systems in California,” said Peter Tsugawa, healthcare principal with RATCLIFF.  “Ratcliff is fortunate to be providing services for many of these same healthcare clients, and we are proud to offer our clients the competence and knowledge she possesses.”  Her initial role is project architect on a complex expansion for Northbay Medical Center in Fairfield, California.


Sandra has provided leadership on renovation projects for clients including California Healthcare West, Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, St. Joseph’s Healthcare System and the Veterans Administration.  She has had intensive hands-on experience with the California Office of Healthcare and Planning (OSHPD), the agency of jurisdiction in healthcare design and construction.


While raising a family she completed an Associate in Science degree in Architecture from City College, San Francisco, and masters coursework in marketing, project management, communications, practice management and leadership from Advanced Management Institute.


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Headquartered in Emeryville, California, RATCLIFF is architect for the NorthBay Medical Center Expansion project in Fairfield, California; the new Replacement Hospital for the Morris Hyman Critical Care Pavilion in Fremont, California, under construction;  the Stanford Health Care Cancer Center South Bay, San Jose, California, recently completed;, and the Valley Health Center for Santa Clara County, San Jose, California, nearly completed.  In addition, Ratcliff’s healthcare clients include John Muir Health, Walnut Creek; ValleyCare Medical System, Pleasanton; Kaiser Permanente, San Mateo, Sutter Health and its affiliates. and the Veterans Administration.  RATCLIFF is the recipient of the California Firm of the Year award from the American Institute of Architects, California Council.  Visit www.ratcliffarch.com.