Julia Estevez will be the first to tell you that since the beginning of her professional career, her state of mind has always been on the path of project/program management. She is known for her guidance and oversight to ensure that all project concepts come to life efficiently. Completing projects with precision, on time, and on budget is something in which Julia takes immense pride. As KMI’s Director of Program Management, Julia proactively engages with clients and project teams from inception to completion – ensuring that all client requirements are met. She mitigates risks by diligently monitoring projects, making sure the project remains within all the agreed-upon constraints.
Julia has worked in both the public and private sectors for more than 15 years, delivering critical projects in the U.S. and her native Venezuela. She began her career in the construction industry with a non-profit organization that provided construction solutions for housing, hospitals, schools, and primary care centers. Julia’s experience also includes the construction and management of Venezuela’s national railways and the nation’s public housing projects, urban spaces, and facilities for many of their municipalities. She often looks for opportunities to use her passion for project management and inject her experience and creative problem-solving. Julia is also multi-lingual, fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Outside of work, Julia enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children. She is always looking for activities that nurture and help her children grow.
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - Católica Andres Bello, Caracas, Venezuela
- Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering - Universidad Nacional Abierta, Caracas, Venezuela
- Master’s in Community Management - Cerem Business School, Madrid, Spain
- Master’s in Digital Communications - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
- Master’s in Management - JICA-Japanese international Cooperation Agency, Tokyo, Japan
- Project Management Diploma - Institute of Project Management, Caracas, Venezuela
- Professional Engineer for Civil, Plumbing, Electrical, Environmental, Structural, and Water management in Venezuela-Colegio de Ingenieros de Venezuela
- Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute
- Colegio de Ingenieros de Venezuela (CIV), Member
- Project Management Institute (PMI) - Florida & Caracas Chapters, Member
- Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Board Member