John Lyboldt is the President of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Located in Alexandria, Virginia, the TCA is the only association whose collective sole focus is the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry, representing companies across North America, which collectively operate nearly 200,000 trucks and produce annual revenue of nearly $38 billion.John comes to the trucking industry from the automotive industry. For 17 years, he served as President of the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association (RADA), representing franchised automobile and heavy-duty truck dealers. As RADA President, he moved through the chairs of the Automotive Trade Association Executives, representing 112 metro and state automobile associations, and in 2005 became their Chairman. He also served and held leadership roles on several local, state, and national business, community, and academic organizations. In 1996, John served as the Honorary Chairman of the LPGA. In 1997, he received National recognition by being awarded the “Outstanding Association Executive of the Year”. His passion for working with the Boy Scouts of America has been a life-long experience.In 2007, John joined the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) as Vice President, and eventually Senior Vice President, of Dealership Operations, where he led various teams responsible for membership, Dealer Academy, Twenty Group, NADA University, and Convention Workshops. He also was the liaison between NADA and the National Minority Dealer Associations, introducing a management guide on “Diversity as a Business Imperative”. While at NADA he served on several key projects to help shape the future of the automobile business and Dealership Operations.As a leader, John emphasizes building interpersonal relationships, trust, and respect to fuel innovation and collaboration, making the association relevant for key stakeholders and a respected voice across diverse industry influencers. He believes fostering a culture and climate in your organization that excites a team is the ultimate competitive advantage.