Kayla Woods

Interim Deputy Chief Information Officer

Interim Deputy Director
Chief of Communications & Government Affairs

Kayla Woods was appointed as interim Deputy Director on January 26, 2023. Kayla is an energetic leader with more than 15 years experience of impactful communications strategy, planning, and execution. Her experience includes media relations, contributed articles, event planning, speaking opportunities, website management, and social media. Her wide range of experience from the public and private sectors is instrumental in bringing together business strategy and communications for enhanced stakeholder alignment. 

Prior to joining ETS, Kayla was the Director of Artist Relations for a worldwide tradeshow and media publication. Under Kayla's leadership, an integrated customer engagement program, Artistry Unlocked, was launched. She worked to achieve overall company goals through Artistry Unlocked and other departmental initiatives, focusing on data driven decisions, operational effectiveness and efficiency, and a culture of creative innovation.

Kayla is a northwest native, drawn to Wyoming's kind people, wild areas, and plethora of outdoor activities. She graduated with honors from the University of Arizona and is a local community advocate, serving on the board for the Cheyenne Civic Center. She enjoys cooking, spending time watching her two kids play sports, and hiking with her husband.