Brian Rice - Rice Dairy LLC
Brian Rice is the founder of Rice Dairy LLC, a dairy brokerage firm in Chicago and a founder and CEO of Vault Technologies, a software company for dairy farms and supplying businesses. He started his career as an analyst for First American Corp. and then a trader for Iowa Grain Company. Rice launched Vault in 2014 to help dairies simplify overly complex hedging challenges for dairies. Rice is also a co-director of Rice Dairy International Ltd, based in the UK. He sits on the Board of Directors of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and is a member of the American Dairy Products Institute’s (ADPI) price and policy task force. Outside of work, Brian and his wife Mindi keep busy raising their three daughters outside of Chicago.