Risa is also the owner and CEO of Hale & True Cider Co., where she oversees all business operations, including budgeting, growth planning, human resources, marketing, and sales.

Hale & True was recently named one of the 50 Best Bars in Philadelphia, and won the Best of Philly award for Best Cidery in 2018.

Risa holds a BA in Graphic Design & Art History from Lehigh University.