Professional Profile: Rafael Roger 2017

Rafael Roger

Name: Rafael Roger

Title: Executive Director

Company: Business Initiative Corporation of New York    

Location: Bronx, NY

Birthplace: Bronx, NY

Family: Wife but no children. 

College: SUNY Empire State College

First job in current field: Intern/assistant for Business Initiative Corporation of NY

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? We do small business loans for business real estate via the SBA 504 Loan Program. Our plan is to continue growing our portfolio and help businesses state wide.

Hobbies: Jogging, reading, travel and history

Favorite novel: “Great Expectations”

Favorite film: “The Usual Suspects”

Keys to success: Preparation and persistence

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): My mentor Madeline Marquez. She taught me many lesson but the biggest one is to be true to your mission and protect what is most important to you. My wife. She has taught me organization is the key to clarity and what devotion really is. 

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Actor