Kimberly Olivares


Kimberly Olivares

Kimberly Olivares is Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the City of Austin, Texas where she oversees the treasury, real estate, strategic facility delivery, and economic development financing teams. The City of Austin has a population of over 1 million people and an annual budget of $5.5 billion. As Deputy CFO, Kimberly provides leadership for critical real estate transactions and negotiations, development of capital funding stacks of major development projects, and the City’s general obligation bond sales. Her twenty-year career in local government includes various roles in Financial Services, the City Manager’s Office, and Public Works.

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 Tampa, Florida. Kimberly is very active with the Government Finance Officers Association and also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs where she teaches courses in public management and finance. She also serves as a board member of Austin Convention Enterprises, Inc. and Waller Creek Local Government Corporation.

Kimberly is a proud alumna of the Santa Clara Vanguard front ensemble (1996, 2000-2001). She resides in Austin, Texas with her husband Jimmy, a golf professional, and stepdaughter Victoria, who is living her best life at the University of Arkansas.

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