Kallie Akinola, Project Associate

Kallie brings nearly a decade of public sector experience to the team, having previously worked in higher education and municipal government. Born and raised an Arkansan, Kallie developed a commitment to public service during her college years at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English, Kallie worked and studied at the University of Arkansas, where she attained a Master of Public Administration (MPA). Kallie is a passionate public servant who enjoys using her communication, organization, and problem-solving skills to facilitate meaningful projects. She is most proud to have worked on the City of Garland, Texas’s 2019 Bond Program, where she assisted in the redesign of the Downtown Square and developed processes and procedures for the newly minted property acquisition program. When she is away from the office, Kallie enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.