Co-Founder and Principal, BBMG
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 Seventh Generation, Eileen Fisher, CLIF Bar, Dr. Hauschka, NBC Universal, Samsung 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.