Kimberly Olivares is Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the City of Austin, Texas where she oversees treasury, strategic facility delivery (P3s), TIRZ and PID financing, real estate, and Financial Services Department administrative staff. Previously, she was the Chief Performance Officer leading the City's commitment to instilling a culture of continuous learning and improvement throughout the organization through strategic plan organizational alignment and culture change, performance measurement and data analytics, and process improvement consulting. She was also the Deputy Budget Officer for the City, managing the capital improvement program financial services, Budget Office information technology support team, and performance measurement program.
Kimberly received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, and Master of Business Administration from St. Edward’s University. She has also worked for the City of Southlake, Texas, and the City of Tampa, Florida. Kimberly is the Chair of the GFOA Committee on Economic Development and Capital Planning.