Jim Garcia Barbohas been appointed general manager of the Soboba Casino of the Soboba Tribe in Southern California.

Barbo has two decades of industry experience and has held the positions of director of night operations, marketing manager, casino manager and, most recently, vice president, director of casino operations at the Commerce Casino in the Los Angeles area.

During his career he has worked on casino projects in Venezuela, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Vietnam and China.