About Ian Gilyeat

Ian has been a resident of Arizona since 1995.  He is married to Jan and together they are the parents of nine children and five grandchildren.  They reside in Gilbert, Arizona.  Ian was raised in the Navy town of Bremerton, Washington and is the youngest of six children. 


During and after High School he was employed as a seasonal laborer in Hawaii, on the island of Lanai, planting pineapple for the Dole Corporation.  After three seasons in Hawaii he spent two years in northern Germany on a church service mission.   While in Germany he lived in Berlin for six months and had opportunities to travel through the Berlin Wall and East Germany on a monthly basis.  This first hand exposure to communism continues to influence his thinking and positions on the freedoms we enjoy as American citizens.  After returning to the United States Ian attended Brigham Young University.  Starting in maintenance at a shopping mall, Ian has spent the last 28 years working to provide for his family and has had the privilege of working with some of the best and largest corporations in America.  Ian brings over thirteen years of executive experience from industries as diverse as outsourcing, publishing, software, foreign currency exchange and technology. 

He currently heads a management consulting firm and advises companies on growth strategies, customer performance initiatives, marketing automation and business process improvement.  Ian is a seasoned business executive with experience managing operations in the United States, Canada, England and Japan.

Professional experience and references can be seen here: http://www.linkedin.com/in/iangilyeat 


Media events:

Ian Gilyeat YouTube Channel

KKNT Main Street Outloud
Rudi K interview
30 Oct 2010

KYCA Jennifer Campbell interview
27 Oct 2010

KYCA Dr Terry Lovell interview
18 Oct 2010

KQTH Jon Justice interview
18 Oct 20 2010

KFYI Terry Gilberg interview
17 Oct 2010

White Mountain Independent interview
17 Oct 2010

Crossroads with Van interview
14 Oct 2010

Yavapai Candidate Forum
Question: How Will You Help Create Jobs?
Answer on YouTube
2 Oct 2010

Video of Presentation w/Q&A at Sun City West TPP
YouTube Link
29 Sep 2010

Tucson Examiner
23 Sep 2010

BlogTalkRadio w/Van the Radio Man
31 Aug 2010

Tucson Citizen
27 Aug 2010

Video Interview - Tea Party Patriots of Scottsdale
15 Jul 2010

ABC 15 News Story
11 Apr 2010

Gila Courier
10 Feb 2010 

BNET: Ian Gilyeat Announces Independent Candidacy
21 Jan 2010