Deanna A. Risser joined AMBS in 2021 as Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to coming to AMBS, Risser served for 22 years at Goshen (Indiana) College (GC)—the last five years as Vice President for Finance. Before her promotion to Vice President, she worked in various roles at GC, including as Manager of Business Operations/Budget Analyst, Assistant Director of Institutional Research, and Budget and Financial Reporting Manager. In addition, she was co-director for a GC Study-Service Term in Nicaragua in 2012. Prior to joining GC, she served as Office Manager, Bookkeeper and Registrar at Camp Friedenswald in Cassopolis, Michigan.
Risser is also an active volunteer, having served in various capacities on the boards of Camp Friedenswald; The Hermitage Community in Three Rivers, Michigan; Ten Thousand Villages – Goshen; Mennonite Economic Development Associates – Michiana Chapter; and Habitat for Humanity in Cass County, Michigan.