Jim Barber now opening doors in the auto industry

Jim Barber, well-known Cranbrook resident, has recently joined the sales staff at Northstar GM.

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Jim Barber standing beside a black car.

Jim Barber, well-known Cranbrook resident, has recently joined the sales staff at Northstar GM. — Photo courtesy Northstar GM/Jim Barber

Well-known Cranbrook resident, Jim Barber, has made a career change. After opening doors in the real estate industry for many years at Cranbrook's Royal Lepage, East Kootenay Realty office, Jim is now opening doors in the automotive industry. He recently joined the sales staff at Northstar GM in Cranbrook.

According to his biography posted on the dealership’s website, “Jim brings over 40 years of sales, management and marketing experience to North Star GM. He has fulfilled leadership roles in both his business and community lives and is a confident, ethical and credible performer. Jim welcomes the opportunity to serve past and future client needs in a sales or leasing capacity at North Star GM. Along with a deep love for his family Jim enjoys photography, golf, tennis, fishing, hiking and the beautiful Kootenay outdoors.”

Northstar GM is one of the Kootenay’s longest established and largest auto dealerships—they recently celebrated their 50th anniversary on the local automotive scene.

Jim Barber joins the sales team at Northstar GM which consists of Pat Spring, sales manager; Jim Hrycuik, product adviser; Ahmed Nour, product adviser, Daniel Powell, product adviser; and Kyle Nilson, product adviser.  Derek Spring is the dealer principal at Northstar GM.

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