Kayla was born and raised in Spokane and Maple Valley and lives in Tacoma today. Before joining CIS, she worked at a fitness center as a personal trainer and operations manager. “I am passionate about the mission of CIS and knowing my role has a small impact on the lives of students makes me enjoy what I do to the fullest,” she says. In her free time, she likes to explore the outdoors year-round, whether it’s hiking in the summers or snowboarding in the winters. She also enjoys quilting, knitting, baking, and spending time with family and friends.