Kayla Tooma – Communication Specialist/Technical Writer

With an expertise for digital communication and social media, Kayla has four years of experience in developing creative content and communication strategies.


As a part of Powell Strategies, Kayla develops and executes internal and external communication strategies for the U.S. Department of Education Office of Inspector General.


Kayla is passionate about showing her clients the value of strong outreach through measurable results and working with organizations that thrive to make a positive impact.


Prior to joining Powell Strategies, Kayla worked as a Communication Specialist at the U.S. Department of Energy with The Hannon Group.  She also worked as a Creative Advisor with Fishbat, a digital marketing startup in New York.


Outside of the office, Kayla enjoys writing fiction and music, being an animal welfare advocate, and reading just about anything she can get her hands on.


Kayla earned her B.A in English from The Pennsylvania State University.

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