Dennis RipleyChief Program Officer
Dennis Ripley serves as the Chief Program Officer for Opportunity International. In this role, Dennis provides strategic direction and oversight for Opportunity’s global programs and funding. He also leads a business development team that establishes funding partnerships with corporations, foundations, and government donors.
Dennis has served on the boards of Opportunity banks in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and Colombia. He also held a Board position at Daystar U.S., an affiliate of Daystar University, a Christian, liberal arts university in Nairobi, Kenya.
Prior to joining Opportunity, Dennis was a co-founder and president of Exodus World Service, the Managing Director of the Refugee Services Division of World Relief, and the Chief Business Development Officer for Water4. Dennis received a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.