In 1996, Ms. Rice’s efforts were recognized when RMC was ranked #1 among Florida’s shopping center leasing and management companies in The Tampa Bay Business Journal. Ms. Rice was also recognized in 2005 by The Tampa Bay Business Journal as the Young Business Woman of the Year. An industry expert, Ms. Rice has often spoken and presented to organizations such as CREW, REIC, and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Ms. Rice holds a Bachelor of Business degree from George Washington University with a major in finance. She is a licensed real estate broker in Florida and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Ms. Rice is actively involved in the community and has served on several boards, including the Jewish Family Services Resource Committee, the Corporation to Develop Communities, the Florida Institute for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, the Hillsborough County Board of Advisors, and St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation. She currently is a trustee at the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, and sits on the board of Shoe Giver of Tampa. Ms. Rice also volunteers with Meals on Wheels, has raised funds for the H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center, and is a former co-chair of the Lion of Judah.