Political Bites: Most Influential in East Valley

Who is the most influential person in the Southeast Valley, and why?

It really depends on who and what you need to influence.  Politically there are plenty of mayors, councilmen and legislators with influence.  However, one person making a tremendous impact and gaining influence daily is Joe Johnston of Joe’s Real BBQ, Joe’s Farm Grill, Liberty Market and Agritopia.  He has set a course and made a commitment to change his immediate community.  He has been steadfast and disciplined earning respect throughout all of Phoenix for his hard work.