About John


John Akouri is a top political leader, serving local and statewide candidates. John has been a city councilman, a statewide candidate, and an adviser on Capitol Hill. In 2016, he was a Co-Chair for the Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign.

John’s an award-winning television personality, frequently seen on mainstream media to offer his invaluable political insight, and a Metro Detroit radio host.

John is one of America’s trusted minds on the Middle East. After the 2016 election, media reports began circulating that he was being considered to be tapped by President Trump for the Ambassador of Lebanon.

John’s Accomplishments

  • Co-Chairman of the Donald J. Trump Presidential Campaign in 2016.

  • Senior Adviser to U.S. Representative Joe Knollenberg.

  • Former City Councilman of Farmington Hills.

  • Former media consultant to former U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham and Governor John Engler.

  • Coalitions Co-Chair for Romney/Ryan 2012.

  • Swing State Surrogate for McCain/Palin 2008.

  • Candidate for Wayne State University Board of Governors in 2006.

  • Oakland County Co-Chair for Bush Cheney 2004.

  • Served on the communications team for Bush/Cheney 2000.

  • Official photographer for Dole/Kemp 1996.

  • Midwest photographer for Bush/Quayle 1988 & 1992.

  • Campaign volunteer for Reagan/Bush 1984.