VP OF VOLUNTEERS
KAYLA SMITH is the marketing manager for economic development at the Knoxville Chamber where she manages the Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley brand. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Kayla is passionate about the Knoxville community and has been involved in the Junior League of Knoxville, tnAchieves, United Way Young Leaders’ Society, and American Marketing Association, Knoxville. She is a graduate of Introduction Knoxville and was a 2016 Young Professionals of Knoxville Impact Award finalist for Outstanding Young Professional. In her spare time Kayla enjoys spending time with her husband and her pup – Prince Harry Walter.