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Meet our Team of Automotive Specialists

Need expert automotive sales and service in the Cranbrook, British Columbia area? Here’s the team to meet all of your automotive needs at Cranbrook Kia! From sales to service to finance and more, find the very best in terms of automotive advice from our staff. For any questions, concerns, or requests on dealership information or automotive assistance, please contact any team member featured below. We hope to hear from you soon!

Your Cranbrook KIA Team
Mitch Tibbo

Mitch Tibbo

GM/Partner

Mitch is originally from Nova Scotia and has been working in the automotive industry since 2004. He has been with our company since its inception in 2013, he has managed multiple stores as the company grew until he finally settled in Kimberley in 2015 with his wife Mercedes. Their family has now grown to six with their two children Corban and Lenny as well as their fur babies Tucker and Lulu. They spend their spare time enjoying everything the mountains has to offer from camping to hiking to golfing to snowboarding. Mitch is a strong believer in customer service, he believes that is covered with two main beliefs in running his business. “If I take care of my staff, they will take care of my customers” and “Customer Service needs to be our top priority, our customers are not here because of us, we are here because of our customers”.
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Eric Schuurmans

Eric Schuurmans

Service and Parts Manager

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Kevin Warriner

Kevin Warriner

Finance Manager

Kevin is originally from Timmins ON until he moved west in 2009. He moved to Cranbrook in 2016 with his wife Ashley and their two children Vaeh and Hazel. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family and he's also a big fan of MMA and travelling south whenever the opportunity arises. Kevin started in Sales with LAG Auto in 2015 and moved into a Finance role in 2018 here at Cranbrook KIA. You can trust Kevin to be confidential and transparent in all your financial dealings here, he has great relationships with our finance partners to ensure you get the best deal possible!
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Eddy English

Eddy English

Product Advisor

Eddy is originally from Brantford, ON. Fun fact, he grew up next door to the Great One, Wayne Gretzky! Eddy lives in Radium with his wife Jan who has been Realtor for over 25 years, in their spare time they enjoy getting outdoors, nice dinners and some friendly golf games. Eddy has been with our team here at Cranbrook KIA since April 2018, he brings with him over 30 years of experience in various sales and marketing roles. His vast network of friends, families and past customers throughout his long career is a testament to how well he treats his customers. He believes in customers for life...you have a dentist, you have a doctor, let Eddy be your vehicle guy. Eddy invites you to check out his Facebook page where he shares daily thoughts, customer pictures, current promotions and offerings and much more! Call or text Eddy at 250-464-0865
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Phil Britten

Phil Britten

Product Advisor

Phil has been in the car industry for well over a decade now and absolutely loves it. He was born and raised in Cape Breton but moved to Kimberley in 2014 with his wife Summer to raise their family, they have a 5-year-old girl named Arabella.   In his spare time, Phil loves spending time with his family and enjoying the mountains we live in. He loves snowboarding, skateboarding, golfing and hockey (Go Nitros). Phil can answer any questions you might have as he is an expert in the KIA product and very knowledgable in all other brands as well!
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Crystal Dugan

Crystal Dugan

Product Advisor

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Lana Rauch

Lana Rauch

Admin/Accounting

Lana moved to Cranbrook in 2005 with her two children, Brandon and Danielle, to go to school at College of the Rockies where she finished her office administration program in 2007. She started with Cranbrook Kia October 2018 and has made it her home, she is the glue that keeps everything running smoothly in the background! In her spare time, she enjoys Sunday brunch with her kids, golfing (badly) and hiking the trails with her two dogs, William and Gracie. Her dream, when she wins the lottery, is to move somewhere HOT!!  
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Brandon Renaud

Brandon Renaud

Service/Parts Advisor

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Randy Blake

Randy Blake

Journeyman Technician/Hybrid Certified

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Blair Shuflita

Blair Shuflita

Certified Technician

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Trisha Shonsta

Trisha Shonsta

Detail

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