John Lyda has established himself as a proven leader in both the community and corporate setting, achieving lifelong goals prior to reaching the age of 40. A 23 year veteran of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, John currently holds the position of Manager of Operations, Claims Administration.

With a passion for community and country that he inherited from his family, John has always made public service a way of life. He served for four years on the Hoover Public Library Board of Trustees from 2009-2012 before running for a place on the Hoover City Council. In August of 2012, John was elected to Place 3 on the seven member council, receiving 67% of the vote. He was re-elected in 2016, receiving 79% of the vote.