The Arizona Valley is filled with talent, from fab tastemakers to top trendsetters (and even a furry friend who we still consider “people”). Check out who’s who according AZFoothills.com readers top picks for people in the Valley.
These are the winners of Best of Our Valley 2016. Winners will be featured in the April 2016 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. The winners with the most total votes will be featured on the cover, but you will have to wait until April to find out who they are!
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 2016. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
All those who won this year can download their 2016 Winners logos here.
THE WINNERS LIST – PEOPLE
Best Dog – Zoe the Therapy Dog
Best Female PR –Alesha Nicole Corey, Above & Beyond Communication
Best Male PR – John Glynn, The James Agency
Best Marketing Professional- Veronique James, President of the James Agency
Best Matchmaker-Jean Adams, Kelleher International
Favorite Couple in the Valley – Les and Diane Corieri
Favorite Lifestyle Blogger – Kate Keyt, Running on Happiness
Favorite Valley Mom– Amanda Rumore, ValleyGalinc.com
Favorite Worship Leader–Les Hughey, Highlands Church
Fittest Male – Drew Reichmann, Lifestyles Fitness
Most Fashionable in the Valley Over 30- Men – Javier Soto, 3TV Reporter
Most Fashionable in the Valley Over 30- Women – Tyler Butler, Director of Community Outreach at GoDaddy
Most Fashionable in the Valley Under 30- Men – JJ Garcia, E! Total Divas
Most Fashionable in the Valley Under 30- Women – Kate Keyt, Running on Happiness
Most Influential in the Valley Business – Bob Parsons, Founder of GoDaddy.com
Most Influential in Valley Education – Sister Joan Fitzgerald, Xavier College Preparatory
Most Influential in Valley Food – Kevin Binkley, Binkley’s Restaurant and James Beard Winner
AFM FAV: Most Influential in Valley Food – Sam Fox, Fox Restaurant Concepts
Most Influential in Valley Nonprofit – Maya Thompson, Ronan Thompson Foundation
Most Influential in Valley Politics – Doug Ducey, Governor of Arizona
Most Influential Man in the Valley – Bob Parsons, Founder of GoDaddy.com
Most Influential Woman in the Valley – Kari Yatkowski, Founder and President of Haven Charitable Foundation