Art Tolis

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent

Background

Art Tolis received his associate’s degree in Business from Dean College, his BA in Business/Psychology from Syracuse University, and his graduate degree in Bank Management/Finances from the University of Washington Pacific Coast Banking School [1]. He has been a Fountain Hills Town Council member since December 2016 and is the new owner of the health club Snap Fitness in Fountain Hills [1, 2, 5]. He is President and a Senior Loan Officer for the Tolis Mortgage Financial Group, LLC [1, 3].

He previously worked as a Vice President of Sales Mortgage Originations at First World Mortgage Corporation and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce [1, 4]. Tolis is a Government Affairs Committee Member for the Scottsdale Association of Realtors [1]. He previously served as President of the Fountain Hills Four Peaks Rotary Club [1].

Key Issues

Community

Tolis wants to protect the rights of community members. He also wants to work with the town staff and fellow council members [4].

Economy

Tolis supports financial initiatives that promote the long-term financial stability of Fountain Hills constituents [4, 6]. He wants to continue efforts to develop a downtown that will become the “Beverly Hills of Arizona” with an emphasis on striking a balance between retirement support and affordable family infrastructure [5].  

Education

Tolis wants to establish a successful small school system that attracts more families to the Fountain Hills community [6]. 

Environment

Tolis supports hiring falcon companies to solve Fountain Lake bird issues [4].

Endorsements

Ann Collins-Christie; Real Estate Agent [6].

Sources

1 Linkedin
2 Fountain Hills Times-Independent – Tolis Family
3 Tolis Mortgage Company
4 Facebook
5 Fountain Hills Times-Independent – Tolis Reflects
6 Daily Independent