Leadership Hoover is a community leadership program organized by the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce at the behest of Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato. It is funded by the City of Hoover and supplemented by program fees paid by participants. Joe Thomas chaired the steering committee that established the organization, which was incorporated on July 27, 2017. Mike Vest is the executive director. The first class of 34 was announced in September 2017.
- Anderson, Jon (August 25, 2017) "Leadership Hoover group forms with aim to move city forward." Hoover Sun
- Anderson, Jon (September 20, 2017) "Leadership Hoover group names first class." Hoover Sun
- Leadership Hoover website