Juan Gonzalez of Senor Taco, 2019 Legacy Award Winner
As co-owner and manager of two Senor Taco restaurants in town, Juan is being recognized for leaving a long-lasting legacy in the Town of Fountain Hills. The Chamber of Commerce honored him as the 2013 Business Person of the Year. In 2018, he was given the Mayorâ€™s Award in honor of his generosity and propensity to help with fundraising efforts for non-profits. While his generosity is mostly focused on young people, he helps diverse groups. They include youth sports leagues, Boys & Girls Club, Bobâ€™s Free Bikes, Womenâ€™s Club, Parkinsonâ€™s group, high school sports teams, American Legion, church youth groups and more.
â€œI fell in love with this community and I donâ€™t mind giving back,â€ he said. â€œIâ€™ve had some very remarkable experiences in my life, but it is always an honor to be recognized for my hard work.â€