Contractor of the Year William “Bill” Risse. This marks the fifth time that an MDW employee has been named Contractor of the Year by the MDA. Bill has been singled out for his importance and significance to accomplishing the MDA mission. He has consistently demonstrated a high level of performance and has enhanced the services of the MDA to the Department of Defense. Mr. Risse has consistently developed and implemented innovative customer-focused processes and approaches throughout his career.