Co-Founder & Partner
As Founding Partner and Chief Strategy Officer of BBMG, Raphael unites branding, sustainability and innovation to help organizations unleash shared value.
An expert in brand strategy, CSR/cause marketing and public affairs, Raphael is a passionate champion for a new approach to branding that’s driven by participation, collaboration, shared values and mutual relationships.
He has directed recent branding and marketing programs for clients such as Eileen Fisher, Johnson & Johnson, MillerCoors, Samsung, Target and Fair Trade USA.
Raphael also has an extensive background in political communications, getting his start as a press aide to Texas Governor Ann W. Richards. He also served as communications director for the Texas Democratic Party, as communications director for Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), and as press secretary for U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas).
Raphael received his BA in Philosophy with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Social Venture Network and READ Global.