Kala Hinnant, a native of Durham, NC, has joined Reinvestment Partners with a background in education, psychology and arts. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts-Acting from Purdue University. Upon returning to North Carolina, she worked for Cabarrus and Wake County Public Schools. She has recently transitioned back to Durham, working for Durham Children's Initiative and now Reinvestment Partners. In addition to being an educator and director of theatre, Kala also has performed locally at many social and political events in North Carolina. Now she has broadened her scope for using her innovative skills in aiding others with having a successful life and having the means to do so.