Roger was born and raised in Durban South Africa. His training as a Perfusionist and Clinical Technologist, where he was charged with conducting the management of heart & lung machines during bypass surgery, boosted his meteoric rise in the pharmaceutical industry resulting in the relocation to Princeton NJ in 1997. His position as Director of Cardiovascular Franchise with Bristol Myers Squibb in Princeton New Jersey, took him to over 30 countries, inspiring over 3000 medical and sales professionals. Roger was the international brand director for many blockbuster pharmaceutical brands, including, Pravachol, Monopril, Vasotec, Pepcid and he launched Plavix in Canada.
Upon making the crossover to the title and escrow industry in 2002, he quickly became a certified Real Estate teacher and instructor and Assistant County Manager in Nevada for Old Republic Title Company. Roger brings a wealth of knowledge to the San Francisco Bay and surrounding areas.
Roger is now consistently rated as a favorite speaker and panelist for his high-energy, passionate delivery and value-driven approach to sales and service. He has also been named Ambassador of Optimism by Pinnacle Home Loans and has earned countless accolades and distinctions. Roger spends his weeks coaching Realtors and loan originators in groups that fill an auditorium, to small master classes or one on ones. Roger is currently EVP of Strategic Partner Development and co-owner of Pinnacle Home Loans. Roger resides in Petaluma CA, with his wife Kathy, children, Cole, Delaney, Danielle and the brooding cat Pumpkin.