Don Rice

Don Rice and his wife Joyce have owned property on Sanibel since 2001 and since 2004 have spent the majority of their time on the island.  They summer on Lake George in upstate New York.

Don served as a senior vice president of the Ingersoll-Rand Company before his retirement from the firm in 2004.  His career included assignments in human resources, leadership of the company’s Asia Pacific and Latin America operations, global business services and corporate communication and public affairs.  Don began his business career at General Electric following service in the U.S. Army.  He is a graduate of the University of Oregon where he received a BA in Economics and an MS in Industrial and Labor Relations.

Don is a past trustee and treasurer of SCCF and currently serves on the Endowment Committee. He is a member of the Captiva Island Yacht Club where he serves as fleet captain and chair of the human resources committee. Don is a past president of BIG ARTS. He is a member of Kiwanis. Up north, Don served as president and continues on the board of the FUND for Lake George, an environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of Lake George. He also serves on the board of the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum.