Kayla Bell Benefits Specialist


  • Moved to San Diego in 2013
  • Adopted a golden retriever named Bowie in 2016
  • Became the first person in her family to graduate from college in 2016


Kayla worked a variety of jobs throughout college, including as a bar cart attendant on a golf course. After graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in English literature, she worked in the healthcare staffing industry, dealing with contracts and billing for two years, before bringing her talents to Coastal.

Kayla Bell


When she’s not at work, Kayla enjoys reading, writing, traveling, cooking, and playing trivia. She also enjoys exploring the area — paddleboarding and brewery hopping/wine tasting.


  • Driven 
  • Passionate
  • Quick learner
  • Empathetic


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