Kim Heldman, MBA, PMP® wrote the first edition of PMP® Project Management Professional Study Guide, published by Sybex, in 2002, now in its 8th Edition. Since then, tens of thousands of people worldwide have used the Study Guide in preparation for the PMP® exam. Kim is also the author of PMP® Project Management Professional Study Guide, Deluxe Edition; CompTIA Project+, 2nd Edition; Project Management JumpStart, 3rd Edition; and coauthor of PMP® Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, 3rd Edition. Kim has also published several articles and is currently working on a leadership book.
Kim is the Sr. Manager/CIO for the Regional Transportation District in Denver, CO. Kim directs IT resource planning, budgeting, project prioritization, and strategic and tactical planning. She directs and oversees IT design and development, enterprise resource planning systems, IT infrastructure, application development, cybersecurity, IT program management office, intelligent transportation systems, and data center operations.
Kim oversees the IT portfolio of projects ranging from small in scope and budget to multi million dollar, multiyear projects. She has over 25 years of experience in information technology project management. Kim has served in a senior leadership role for over 18 years and is regarded as a strategic visionary with an innate ability to collaborate with diverse groups and organizations, instill hope, improve morale, and lead her teams in achieving goals they never thought possible.
Kim continues to write on project management best practices and leadership topics, and she speaks frequently at conferences and events.