She is also the VP Business Manager of Flow Properties, Inc., that owns and manages three office buildings in Houston, and is an affiliated company owned by Dr. Pao. In 2006, she led the effort in refinancing the mortgage for the office properties, and obtained a mortgage financing of $4.6 million, with interest only for the first two years that saved the company $180,000 per year in annual cash flow. In 2007, she led the efforts that have converted the office buildings into office condos; and, as a result, has more than doubled the market value of the office properties to US $30 million. She manages the office properties, and is also responsible for the sales/leasing of the office condos.
Ms. Zhao received her MBA degree in 1999, from the Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale, Illinois. She is also taking accounting courses in the evenings at the Business College, University of Houston – to prepare for her exams for a Certified Public Accountant.