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. An 18 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.