Rahim Shah Akhunkhail
Mr. Rahim Shah Akhunkhail is a philanthropist, activist, entrepreneur, and community engager. He worked for over 19 years in corporate America primarily in management consulting serving fortune 100 companies such as IBM, AT&T, Cisco, Citi Bank, HP, and Verizon. Won JD Power & Associates and top 100 CIO Master of customer satisfaction awards for 3 companies.
Mr. Shah had established customer management consulting practices for two companies prior to leaving corporate America and becoming an entrepreneur. He has traveled extensively to North America, Europe and Asia serving global and strategic clients. He has served on boards of directors of non-for-profit organizations specializing in education, youth leadership and development.
Mr. Shah currently owns multiple companies in the hospitality industry in USA. Mr. Akhunkhail is the founder of the following:
Voices of Muslims (www.voicesofmuslims.org)
Muslims of USA (www.muslimsofusa.org)
Sir Foundation (www.sirfoundation.info)
Dir Overseas Pakistani Association ( www.Dopaglobal.org)
and Georgia Pakistan Business Council ( www.georgiapakistanbusiness.com ).
Georgia Senate passed a resolution recognizing and commending Rahim Shah Akhunkhail’s life long work for serving humanity, specifically those who are voiceless in society.
His philanthropic work spans to within USA, Pakistan, Morocco, Somalia, and Guatemala. He is known in the community as a giver, organizer, and contributor for humanitarian, educational, healthcare, religious, and social causes.
He received his initial education in Pakistan and higher education in the USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and MBA in Finance/Marketing from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Mr. Akhunkhail and his family reside in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
SIR Foundation works as an independent, non-governmental, non-political, non-for-profit charitable organization involved in sustenance programs, education, health, sports and volunteerism related work.
Voices of Muslims (VOMs) is a grass-root organization of Muslim Americans encouraging participation in our democracy for better quality of life, religious freedom, universal justice and human rights, racial equality, equal economic opportunities, voting rights, and anti-islamophobia narrative.
MOUSA promotes collective, strategic and accountable philanthropy - Wealth, Experience & Time - complementing the generation’s old spontaneous giving. Driven by compassion, an intrinsic element of Islamic values, MOUSA reaches out to deservers irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religious and social beliefs.
DOPA is an independent, non-political, non-governmental, non-for-profit group of Overseas Pakistani from Dir as well as well-wisher of Dir regardless of their political affiliations, religious sect, social class, educational and ethnic background.
GAPAKBC, INC. is committed to strengthening the ties between Pakistani American business owners and Georgia businesses, corporations, and the government as well as developing collaborative opportunities and joint ventures that will develop successful economic development models for Pakistani American communities.