About Houston Business Associates

Ben Alvarado

Managing Broker

A native Houstonian, Ben has more than 18 years of business experience in a variety of industries including Insurance, Real Estate and Business Brokerage arenas. As a current business broker, Ben has valued and/or sold many businesses ranging in size from $100,000 to $30 million. Being bilingual in English and Spanish, he has the ability to serve diverse clientele. Ben holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Houston, a Real Estate license and is member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and the Texas Association of Business Brokers (TABB).

Bernadette A. Flores

Associate Broker

Bernadette manages the office and handles client support for HBA. She also enjoys working within the beauty and retail industries. Bernadette assists with salon and spa sales, tenant & landlord representation, and salon and spa valuations.

Prior to joining Houston Business Associates, she worked for various law firms in administrative and legal assistant roles.