Mr. Flores received his J.D. from the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and holds a Bachelor or Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah. Prior to working at TraskBritt, Mr. Flores worked as a chemical engineer for the launch systems division of Alliant Techsystems, where he participated in the design and optimization of industrial process related to energetic materials reclamation and neutralization, water treatment and remote firing systems. Mr. Flores also worked an an engineering technician for the Institute of Combustion and Energy studies, where he assisted with the construction and analysis of multiple pilot scale reactors, such as an entrained flow gasification reactor, a pulverized coal/multifuel furnace and a grate-fired furnace.
During law school, Mr. Flores received a CALI award for the highest grade in intellectual property law. Mr. Flores also received a CALI award in Climate Change Seminar for his research and writing on solid oxide fuel cell technology. Additionally, Mr. Flores served as an extern for the Honorable Thomas J. Greene of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.