Oak Bay News sales representative John Stewart.

Oak Bay News sales representative John Stewart.

Oak Bay News welcomes new face

Sales representative John Stewart joins your community news team

The Oak Bay News welcomes a new face to the roster as John Stewart joins the team as sales representative.

“I’m happy to be here. It’s a super-positive environment,” Stewart says. “The beauty of this job is you’re helping business getpeople in that door. That is what’s important to me, helping grow a business and providing more opportunity for localbusinesses to succeed.”

Stewart worked as an electrician for four years then shifted into sales at a small electronics business. He augmented his lifeexperience with business administration courses at the University of Victoria.

An avid golfer, Stewart’s first job was as a carrier with your community newspaper, and he returned to the Oak Bay NewsFriday.

He has a long history in the community, graduating from Oak Bay High.

“I love Oak Bay. I’ve always loved the sense of community here,” Stewart says. “I understand the community. I understand thestruggles small businesses go through competing with big box stores.”