Ms. Flores has worked in the water and wastewater utility business for over 20 years. Most recently, she worked at HDR as the Rates and Finance Lead in Austin. While at HDR, Ms. Flores completed various cost of service and rate studies, financial planning models, and impact fee studies for cities throughout Texas. Prior to HDR, she worked for the Lower Colorado River Authority for 12 years. LCRA is responsible for managing the Highland Lakes system in Central Texas and a major wholesale electric provider. While at LCRA, Ms. Flores was responsible for developing budgets and rates for 32 water and wastewater utility systems. Before LCRA, she worked at the Texas Water Development Board as a financial analyst. The Texas Water Development Board is a financial resource for political subdivisions of the State of Texas. Ms. Flores has a BA in Government from the University of Texas at Austin.