They are the movers, shakers, and top trendsetters in the Valley. From local celebrities to the most influential men and women here are AZ Foothills readers top picks for people in the Valley.
These are Arizona Foothills Best of Our Valley 2017 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2017 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2017. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
THE WINNERS LIST – PEOPLE
Best Female PR – Jennifer Adler, The James Agency
Best Male PR – John Glynn, The James Agency
Best Marketing Professional – Ian Rakow, Cyberactive Consulting
Best Matchmaker – Jean Adams, Kelleher International
Best Worship Leader – Rasmussen, Scottsdale Bible
Favorite Couple in the Valley – Robert & Christina Martinez, New Darlings
Favorite Local Lifestyle Blogger – Robert & Christina Martinez, New Darlings
Favorite Valley Dad – Les Corieri of Evening Entertainment Group
Favorite Valley Mom – Maya Thompson of The Ronan Thompson Foundation
Fittest Female – Jessie Hilgenberg, IFBB Figure Pro & Bodybuilding.com Athlete
Fittest Male – Matthew Curtis, Scottsdale School of Fitness
Most Fashionable in the Valley Over 30- Men – Javier Soto
Most Fashionable in the Valley Over 30- Women – Camerone Parker
Most Fashionable in the Valley Under 30- Men – Marin Acevedo
Most Fashionable in the Valley Under 30- Women – Tana Hughes
Most Influential in Valley Business –Harrison Rogers
Most Influential in Valley Education – Brent Hodges, Superintendent at Scottsdale Christian Academy
Most Influential in Valley Food – Matthew Grunwald, Food Network Star Season 11, Cut Throat Kitchen Champion
Most Influential in Valley Nonprofit – Holly Rose, Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump!
Most Influential in Valley Politics – Mayor Greg Staton, Phoenix
Most Influential Man in the Valley – Harrison Rogers
Most Influential Woman in the Valley – Tyler Butler, 11Eleven Consulting
Top Dog – Just Jesse the Jack Russell