Barry Tyler Jr.
Barry is running for re-election for 3rd District City Council in Hammond, Indiana. He attended Wabash College, where he double majored in speech and political science. Barry's career has focused on education, youth development, and nonprofit management. He is also an active board member with several organizations, a former member of the USW, and has served as a high school football coach for the past 17 years.
As a councilman, Barry has focused on increasing employment opportunities, economic development, and improving the overall safety and infrastructure of neighborhoods. In his first term, he has successfully helped the city balance their budget, provided residents with resources to improve their short and long term quality of life, and has helped recruit several new businesses and services to the 3rd District while helping current businesses grow.