Brian Puckett took the oath of office on November 2, 2020. Prior to taking office as Mayor Brian served on City Council, Place 2. Brian has been able to call Helena home since he moved here in 2002 from Auburn.
Brian is a Certified Alabama Planning and Zoning Official and a Certified Municipal Official. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Alabama League of Municipalities, Regional Planning Commission of Great Birmingham, and the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Alabama League of Municipalities Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure and Communication and a Trustee for The Hillsboro School.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Business Administration that focused on Organization Leadership and Theories. Before taking office as Mayor, Brian was employed by one of the nation’s top banks where in his role he gained valuable experience in leading and managing a multimillion-dollar program that he is able to leverage when being a leader for Helena. Through his work experience he holds numerous professional certifications.
The top priorities he has for the City of Helena is to grow smart and intentionally, making the city a connect community to allow residents the ability move around through sidewalks and trails, and improve our existing parks while constructing new parks to fully capture the natural beauty of our amazing city.
Brian is married to Ashley Puckett and together they have five children, Mallory (13), Alana (13), Brynna (12), Ross (10), and Abby (8). He looks forward to continuing to serve as your Mayor and leading Helena forward.