Rise Taylor


Risé Taylor joined AWS Foundation as Chief Financial Officer in 2016 bringing extensive treasury management and financial operations experience to the team. Prior to becoming a staff member, she was an active member of the Board of Directors as Treasurer responsible for leading the foundation’s Finance Committee.

A life-long resident of Northeast Indiana, Risé received her Bachelor of Science in Business and her MBA from Indiana University – Fort Wayne. She holds numerous industry designations and takes pride in being a Hoosier.

Risé’s experience parenting a child with special needs gives personal insight and a deep understanding of the challenges individuals and families face each day. Her determination to support educational opportunities and resources for others inspires us all.

With seven energetic children and a variety of volunteer commitments, Risé is always on the go. She enjoys country living, and the time she spends with her kids, extended family, and friends.

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