Gayla Allen

Program Manager, Salt Lake City and Davis School District | Job Shadow & Career Fair Coordinator

Gayla AllenGayla loves working for Junior Achievement because it gives her the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Utah students by working with elementary school administrators and teachers, as well as parent and business volunteers, to coordinate the JA In-Class Programs. She also enjoys working with high schools to bring students into local businesses for Job Shadow experiences so they can be introduced to many different careers. She is also excited for her new role as the Career Fair Supervisor where she organizes the annual career fair in San Juan County which helps the Navajo students on the reservation discover their possibilities and encourage them to set goals for their futures.

Gayla and her husband live in Bountiful and are adjusting to being empty-nesters. They love the outdoors, sports, traveling, and spending time with their family!