Our Board of Directors come from different backgrounds but they believe in our mission and dedicate their best to accomplish it.
Emil RanakusumaChairman & Member
Emil received his BA in Marketing from Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia in 1998 and MBA in Marketing from Cleveland State University in 2002. Emil worked in various industries such as retail, advertising, and marketing research in the United States and Indonesia in various positions as Retail Manager, Account Manager, and Research Manager, respectively for over 7 years. After gaining years of experience from working as an employee, Emil decided to start his own business and became an entrepreneur in 2007 as a Subway Franchisee. Emil received a recognition for “Outstanding Street Fighting Efforts and Promotion of the Brand” several years by Subway. Emil is very excited to join Dompet Dhuafa USA because he want to create a social business that can benefit communities around the world. He believes that, “The best of people are those that bring most benefit to the rest of mankind.”
Cut Zurnita MadjidjiSecretary & Member
Cut Zurnita is a native Medan, Indonesia. Currently, she works at Quality Progression as a support coordinator. She loves working with people and helping communities. This is the main reasons she joined Dompet Dhuafa USA. Cut Zurnita got her BA from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.
Ridha is a software professional with more than 19 years of experience in software industry both in leadership/management and engineering, having track record of successful program planning, execution, management, and delivery. This includes his position as a senior software engineer at Intel Corporation (December 2000 – October 2014) and Dell Inc. (October 2014 – present), and Teaching Assistant at Arizona State University (January – December 1999).He received a B.S. in Computer Science from Purdue University in 1995 and M.S. in Computer Science from Arizona State University in 2000. Ridha is very glad to join Dompet Dhuafa USA because he dedicates his time to build strong communities in the US.