Barry Gisser

Barry Gisser is the senior vice president and CFO for American Public Media Group. In this role, Gisser oversees the financial operations of American Public Media Group, the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media and Southern California Public Radio. He supports APMG’s digital transformation and champions data-informed decision making to build the organization’s financial acumen and a culture of financial stewardship and accountability. 

Barry Gisser has more than 30 years of experience in leadership positions at private, public, for profit and non-profit firms including The Science Museum of Minnesota, Procter & Gamble, ConAgra Foods, and Ecolab. Barry's areas of expertise include finance and accounting, enterprise growth strategies, general management, organizational development, and change management.  

As a Certified Management Accountant (CMA}, Certified Financial Manager (CFM} and CSCA-certified from the Institute of Management Accountants, Barry's expertise includes all facets of finance and accounting, strategy, and organizational development. Barry earned a bachelor's degree from Kenyon College, an MBA from The Kenan Flagler School at The University of North Carolina, and is currently pursuing a law degree at The Rogers College of Law at The University of Arizona. Barry serves on the Board of Directors for Twin Cities in Motion, the Mary T. and James J. Hill Foundation, as a judge for MN Cup, and as a Techstars Mentor.