Rodney Rice co-founded ServiceMagic, Inc in 1998, served as Co-CEO until 2009 and as Co-Chairman since 2009. Before co-founding ServiceMagic, Rodney was vice president of finance at Einstein/Noah Bagel Corp. Prior to joining Einstein/Noah Bagels, he worked at Merrill Lynch within their Equity Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Rodney holds a BBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Texas.
Rodney has been a featured industry speaker within the local internet marketing industry, appearing in venues such as Kelsey’s Directory Driven Commerce, StartUp BaseCamp and Inman News’ Real Estate Connect Conference. Additionally, in 2004, he was named one of the Denver Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty.”
Rodney has also been an active angel investor over the past 6+ years, investing in companies such as PhotoBucket, IZZE, QualVu and Victors & Spoils.