Kayla Baumann is originally from Philadelphia, PA. She is the second of seven kids. She completed her DTS in Pittsburgh, PA in 2009. After DTS, Kayla staffed in Pittsburgh from 2009-2014. While there, she helped with the children's ministry, Joshua Generation, and the refugee ministry. From 2014-2020, Kayla staffed at Village Creek Bible Camp in Iowa, worked at Philadelphia Rock Gyms, Compass Group, and Sage Dining Services. During those years away from YWAM, she also started writing books, two of which she has published under the name K. A. Baumann. When Kayla heard that YWAM Philadelphia was going to start, she felt God's leading to join the team.
Kayla loves to work with kids and youth. She is also passionate about team building, leadership, and discipleship as well as making sure that people know that they are seen, heard, and loved.