"a perfect combination of engineering, adventure and romance"
Prior to joining Cessna/Citation in 1995, Mr. Rice was Leasing Director for USAA in Austin, Texas where he was responsible for the performance of a 500,000 sf, class A, office portfolio.
Mr. Rice began his aviation career in 1987 at Mooney Aircraft Company in Kerrville, Texas where he was Fleet Sales Manager.
For Mr. Rice, aviation offers, "a perfect combination of engineering, adventure and romance to keep one intrigued for a lifetime".
Mr. Rice is currently Vice-President of Managed Aircraft Sales at www.ejmjets.com for North Texas and Oklahoma. He was previously with Rice Aviation and Cessna Aircraft Company where he sold over 150 new and used jets in a twenty-five year career. Mr. Rice earned both Area Sales Manager of the Year and Division Sales Director of the Year awards in his career at Cessna.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin with dual majors in Finance and Real Estate.
He is an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) with over 3,800 hours including a CitationJet single-pilot Type Rating and rotorcraft rating. He is a lay Biblical counselor at Christ Chapel Bible Church.