Roger was born in Durban South Africa. He completed his schooling and his education in this East coast city renowned for its exotic beaches and humid climate. Roger spent four years of his life in the infantry rising to the level of instructor sergeant and saw active duty in Angola, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. After attending college to qualify as a Clinical Technologist, he further speci...alized in managing heart lung machines during bypass surgery, a profession in the USA known as Extra Corporeal Technology.
After a series of positions with Merck Inc and Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) that included sales representative, training manager, brand manager, and marketing manager, Roger was promoted to the world HQ’s of BMS in Princeton, NJ. In this position as Director of Cardiovascular Franchise, Roger traveled the world extending brand life cycles in over 30 countries and being harmonious with the regulatory laws in each country. Roger made the crossover to the title and escrow industry in 2002 with Old Republic Title Company in Las Vegas, Nevada and Seattle, Washington, rising to the position of Assistant State Manager and VP of sales and marketing. He has held similar positions with LandAmerica. Roger is also a member of the international sales trainer association and coaches loan officers and realtors to success.
As a Director of Business Development with Absolute Mortgage, Roger is responsible for assessing the current business status of the loan originators, setting goals for the desired state and managing them to excellence. Roger also meets with realtors and provides systems to enhance their business models. This symbiosis brings realtor business to loan originators at Absolute Mortgage.