Rafael practiced exhibition design for 20 years completing museum and commercial installations as a director, project, construction manager and designer. He worked with prominent exhibition design firms in the US, and has worked on national and international projects. As a construction superintendent and professional project manager, Rafael managed commercial construction and telecommunications installations. Rafael has directed design teams, staff, exhibit, AV, computer interactive, lighting, wayfinding, and graphic designers, researchers, writers, consultants and specialists. Rafael also collaborated with architects, museum boards and staff, city administrators, lawyers and all other stakeholders to successfully complete projects.