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.”

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