Dr. Flores has held management and leadership positions in major companies including Shell Oil Company, The Prudential, and USAA. While working at the USAA headquarters, he managed the $11.5 million budget for the IT department. His corporate classes include Project Management Essentials, Project Management Intermediate, PMP Prep, Certified ScrumMaster, ScrumMaster as a Coach, and ITIL v4. He has also earned the Co-Active Coaching Training Program credential and is focused on helping people take control of their career opportunities. Dr. Flores is certified in certified to teach Training from the Back of the Room (TBR) skills and best practices.
Dr. Flores founded an IT enterprise with global locations. He has earned the following Scrum Alliance credentials: CSM®, CSPO®, CSP®, CAL-I®, and Advanced-CSM®, and Advanced-CSPO®. Further, he is one of only a handful of professionals worldwide to have earned 7 of the 8 Project Management Institute (PMI) credentials, including the PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-ACP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-PBA®, and PfMP®. Dr. Flores has written several books including How to Become a Proficient Online Learner. He has earned two doctorates and seven master’s degrees.
Dr. Flores began his teaching career at Houston Community College in 1991. Over the past 30 years, he has held teaching and leadership positions at various universities. As an educator, he is committed to providing his students the knowledge and expertise that that are difference-makers in today’s dynamic and complex environment.