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Jose Flores is the Vice President for The Plaza Group. Before joining the company on a full time basis in late 2005, Jose served as a business apprentice to TPG president Randy Velarde for 2 years while a student at the University of Houston where he graduated with honors from the nationally renowned Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation program.

Jose has progressed through varying roles while at The Plaza Group during his 10+ years of being part of the team. From 2005-2007, Jose formed part of the Customer Service & Logistics department working with customers, operations, and logistic partners to ensure timely delivery of product. In 2007 Jose was promoted to the regional sales team and by 2010 he was responsible for all sales in US Gulf Coast, Central US, and Mexico. In January 2012, Jose helped launch a new company division named Plaza Group Trading, LLC specializing in sourcing and marketing petrochemicals in a global environment. In 2014, Jose was named VP of Aromatics and Olefins business units for the company. Today Jose Flores is responsible for The Plaza Group core business units which include supply chain and the commercial responsibilities.

Jose is an active member of numerous industry associations including Houston Chemical, Southwest Chemical, and the Young Professionals in Energy Club.



Jose’s education includes holding two Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from the University of Houston in Entrepreneurship and the second in Finance. He also holds a minor in Latin American Business studies from ITESM, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, in Mexico where he studied as an exchange student. Jose is fluent in Spanish.


Jose Flores

Jose Flores

Vice President – Aromatics/Olefins


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