HOUSTON—The Plaza Group, a petrochemical marketing firm, was named as a recipient of the State of Texas Small Business Award.
The award is part of the Governor's Small Business Forums, in a ceremony recognizing Hispanic businesses that are fueling the state's economy, according to a Plaza news release. This year, Plaza was one of the award recipients.
Encouraging diversity while supporting the Texas economy is a key aspect of the company's mission, said Randy Velarde, Plaza president and founder.
Plaza, founded in 1994 and headquartered in Houston, is a marketing company of refinery and petrochemical products.