Gerry Friedel

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger


Gerry Friedel has a BA in Bank Management and Finance from North Central College and a Certificate in Financial Planning from Loyola Business School [2]. Friedel served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA for 10 years, and worked as a Community Banker for almost 40 years [1, 5]. He has resided in Fountain Hills for the past 10 years where he has served on the town council. Friedel is also a Precinct and State Committeeman for LD23 [1].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Friedel plans on acting in accordance with the town’s monthly MCSO report. He also wants to expand neighborhood patrols and the posse [2].


In cooperation with the Town Economic Development Director, Friedel wants to arrange for an Economic Development Advisory Commission (EDAC). This group will help address the empty storefronts and commercial space with strategies that meet the town’s needs and support smart solutions. Friedel also prioritizes fiscal responsibility through conservative economic principles [1, 2, 4].


Friedel supports the building of the International Dark Sky Discovery Center, and believes it will attract visitors and support local businesses [2].


No endorsements could be found.


1 Fountain Hills AZ
2 Gerry Friedel for Mayor
3 Fountain Hill Times Independent – Gerry Friedel kicks
4 AZCentral 
5 Fountain Hills Times Independent – Gerry Friedel: Candidate
6 LinkedIn