Mr. Heiple was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and has lived in Phoenix all his life. He is the President of Heiple Travers Realty, a boutique commercial real estate firm. Mr. Heiple has volunteered and served on numerous boards, committees and civic organizations - YMCA, Special Olympics, Phoenix Country Club, The Thunderbirds, St. Francis Baseball Association and the Andre House to name a few. For the past 25 years he has been an avid horse racing fan and has owned partial interest in 15 different thoroughbred race horses over that timeframe. He raced under the names of Arizona/Kentucky Stables and 2020 Stables.