Mayor, City of Mesa, AZ
John Giles is the mayor of Mesa, AZ. He was first elected in a special election in August 2014, then re-elected two years later to begin a full, four-year term in January 2017. Giles previously served on Mesa City Council from 1996 to 2000, including a term as vice mayor. He has managed his own law firm, Giles & Dickson, for over 20 years. Overseeing a growing economy that has added thousands of new jobs, new national employers, and over $1.5 billion in capital investment, Giles is bringing renewed focus to Mesa’s downtown, which includes a budding innovation district, as well as expanding higher education and pre-K options in the city.