Rice Bryan Search Consultant; Director of Internal Hiring; Senior Associate: Athletic Director, Assistant Head, Division Head, Assistant Division Head

What is your favorite book?

“Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.”

What is a quote that you love?

Nostalgia is the greatest enemy of truth, and change our only constancy.” — David Budbill

Who was your favorite teacher in school?

Kate Knopp, my high school English teacher, now Dean of Faculty at Putney School.


Rice graduated from Holderness School in 1991 and from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, with a BA in English/Creative Writing and a minor in Social Work. He completed additional studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Rice taught English, coached soccer and tennis, and was Ninth Grade Dean at Chestnut Hill Academy in Chestnut Hill, PA. He taught English, coached soccer, ski racing, and baseball, served as Dorm Parent at Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, MA. Rice also served as a Childcare Worker at Charlton School for Girls (as part of a social work minor at Skidmore) and as tennis professional at The Bridges Resort (Waitsfield, VT), Windridge Tennis Camps (Roxbury, VT), and Quail Ridge Inn (Taos, NM). He is a published poet (Blind Man's Rainbow, Erie, PA).

Rice joined Carney, Sandoe & Associates in 1999, and has been the Director of Internal Hiring since 2001.