Kimberly Olivares

Chief Performance Officer
City of Austin, TX

Kimberly Olivares is the Chief Performance Officer for the City of Austin’s Office of Performance Management (OPM). The Office supports the City’s commitment to instill a culture of continuous learning and improvement throughout the organization. In that role, OPM is responsible for the City’s organization wide strategic planning development and implementation, award-winning performance measurement and organizational alignment program, performance based data analytics, and a Lean Six Sigma based process improvement training academy and consulting service. Previously, she served as Deputy Budget Officer for the City where she managed the City’s capital improvements program finances, financial services information technology support team, and performance measurement program. She has also worked for the City of Southlake (TX) and City of Tampa (FL). Kimberly holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas – Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and a Master of Business Administration from St. Edward’s University. She also serves on the Government Finance Officers Association’s Committee on Economic Development and Capital Planning.