Kimberly Olivares is the Chief Performance Officer for the City of Austin, Texas. She co-directs the Center of Excellence and Innovation, which supports the City's commitment to instilling a culture of continuous learning and improvement throughout the organization. Her team is responsible for strategic plan organizational alignment and culture change, performance measurement and data analytics, and process improvement consulting. Previously, she was the Deputy Budget Officer for the City, managing the capital improvement program financial services, Budget Office information technology support team, and performance measurement program. 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.