Founding Partner — BBMG
An expert in brand strategy, social innovation, consumer marketing and public affairs, Raphael has designed consumer and nonprofit brands, created national advocacy campaigns, drafted public policy and managed communications for local, state and federal elected officials. His experience is international in scope and diverse across industries. For Raphael, “branding is being.” It’s not just a discipline of strategy and design; it’s the essence of who we are, with the possibility to inspire great transformation for organizations and society. Prior to co-founding BBMG, Raphael served as communications director at Do Something where he oversaw marketing, media relations and cause-related partnerships with Levi Strauss & Co., Kenneth Cole and Rolling Stone. Raphael’s extensive background in political communications began as a press aide to Texas Governor Ann W. Richards. Raphael is an advisory board member for Sustainable Brands, the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business and READ Global. In 2019 Raphael was named one of Conscious Company Media’s Top 22 Conscious Business Leaders.