Meet the innovators behind Red Nova Labs

Kayla Gibbens

Human Resources Manager

About Kayla

Kayla grew up in Hutchinson, KS and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in marketing and management. She quickly came to love HR and has pursued her career in that field ever since. She and her husband lived in Wichita and Washington, DC before finding their home in Kansas City. They've enjoyed every second of experiencing new adventures together. Her two favorite past times are spending time with her husband and family and photography.

What Kayla does at RNL

Kayla drives the HR and recruiting efforts for the organization to ensure we attract, retain and develop the best talent in the industry. She's responsible for many aspects throughout the entire employee lifecycle which includes recruiting, onboarding, benefits, payroll, employee development, training, engagement, etc.

Name three things you can't live without.

My husband and son, face time, and my sweet miniature golden doodle.

What's something we wouldn't know by looking at you?

I secretly love the Marvel movies.

Describe your favorite childhood memory.

I loved spending the weekends at the lake with my family – lying in the sun, snacking on way too many peanut butter rice crispy treats, tubing, skiing, and 4-wheeling!