Kenya has joined our team as a part-time Spiritual Formation Director; PK has been married to Rev. Mark Banks for 23+ years; the Banks have four daughters, three grandchildren, and a rambunctious Dalmatian/German Shepherd mixed family dog named Bandit!

She attended Baldwin Wallace University and earned an HR Management Certification; she attended Ashland Theological Seminary, earning her BA equivalence; she earned a Master’s degree in Ministry from Indiana Wesleyan University and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Strategic Human Resource Development from Regent University. PK has also served as a human resource professional for over 20 years. Her current role is a Sr. Human Resource Manager for Ultium Cells, a subsidiary of General Motors. She is an avid reader; loves cooking, bike riding, and traveling.


  • Asian or Mediterranean – Foods
  • Tombstone/The Proposal/You’ve Got Mail – Movies
  • Hilton Head – Vacation
  • Roses – Flowers
  • Blue- Color
  • “I’m Every Woman” Whitney Houston/I Feel Good (Pit Bull)
  • “I’m Bad” by LL Cool J
  • Bday 2/27
  • Wedding Anniv. 2/20/2023 (24 years)

PK loves to serve Jesus, and she is excited to begin working with the PUMC team!

Kenya Banks, MA, SPHR