Deb Roges and her husband, Dr. Rafael Roges, have loved living in Play del Rey for more than 20 years. She is the general partner of BBDR Pacific, an event production company started in 2003 with her partner, Barry Berk. Together they became one of the preeminent event production company for fundraisers, corporate events, and conferences across Southern California. Clients include the Anti-Defamation League, Tower Cancer Research Foundation, Hope Street Family Center, UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, to name a few.
Roges started her career at public relations giants Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, where over the course of 15 years she created and implemented top of mind strategic branding and media campaigns, counseled clients on crisis communications, and developed publicity events for some of the world's most recognized brands and gaming institutions. Prior to starting her event company she was the in-house corporate communications director for talent agents Michael Ovitz, Julie Yorn, and Rick Yorn, as they launched a new talent/production agency, AMG/ATG/APG.