Kimberly D. Villanueva

Interim Director, Strategic Project Management, University of California, Riverside , Riverside, California

Kimberly Villanueva currently serves as the Interim Director of the Strategic Project Management Office at the University of California, Riverside as well as UC Riverside’s Organizational Excellence initiative Project Manager. Ms. Villanueva oversees a large portfolio of strategic projects and campus wide initiatives that include Activity Based Costing, Predictive Analytics, Cognos Financial Reporting, and UC Riverside’s New Budget Model Redesign. Prior to UCR, Ms. Villanueva worked in legal risk management and conflict business analysis, building process workflows, implementing new software systems and designing communication, training and roll out plans for over twenty-five top 200 law firms nation-wide. Ms. Villanueva provides end to end project management services and highly values the power of collaboration, teamwork, and communication in order to bridge gaps between people and project agendas. Ms. Villanueva received her Project Management Education from Villanova University, an ABA certified Paralegal Certificate from California State University, Hayward and a BA in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.