Jim has lived in Bigfork, Montana since 1997 and began selling real estate in 2005.
He received his MBA from the University of Arizona and proceeded to work in financial management positions for 2 major corporations.
Jim has developed and built several residential developments in the Flathead Valley. In addition, he created and owned multiple corporations in the electronics manufacturing industry. As a result of his business acumen, he received numerous business awards including the US Small Business Exporter of the Year.
He appreciates community organizations and has been President of The Glacier Institute and of the Hockaday Museum of Art. In his spare time, he may be found enjoying all that Montana has to offer including fishing, hiking and golfing.
Candace brings over 30 years of real estate sales experience to PureWest. She moved to Lakeside in July 2013 from Virginia where she worked for many years in the Northern VA/Washington DC metro market. She and her husband, Kelly, a Montana native, bought property in Lakeside in 1987 planning to retire here after his naval career. Candace has been a very successful agent, first in Florida for 13 years then Virginia, Maine and finally back to Virginia where Kelly retired in May 2013. The Northwest Montana real estate market is the newest opportunity for Candace to pursue her love and passion for the real estate business with a new company that truly shares that same dedication to excellence.