Kyra D. Banks

Chief of Staff

Kyra D. Banks serves as the Director of Personnel for the Administration of District Attorney Fani T. Willis. In this role, she focuses on policy coordination and long-range Human Resource issues, including workforce analysis, resource management, and diversity recruitment. She oversees departmental planning, position management, pay/compensation, and grade classification policies that affect a workforce of over 300 employees. She is responsible for employee relations, performance evaluations, work-life programs, and grievance issues. She also serves as the Department’s coordinator on policy and training.

Prior to this position, Ms. Banks served as the Deputy Chief Clerk for the Municipal Court of Atlanta where she worked as part of the Executive Management Team to provide overall leadership, fostering alignment, agility, and mission success. She oversaw departmental personnel actions which included managing, directing, hiring, and promoting employees as well as disciplinary actions and terminations. In this leadership role, she developed and implemented automated procedural systems that ensured compliance with regulations, policy planning, technological infrastructure, and contractual oversight.

A native of Atlanta, Ms. Banks holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from Howard University, and a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law where she was a member of the Criminal Justice Clinic. In addition to her extensive record of government service, Ms. Banks enjoys volunteering as a mentor for youth in underserved areas. She is the recipient of several service awards and accolades from the Office of the Fulton County District Attorney.