Ian Rice
Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO)

Ian Rice is a Portfolio Manager in the Private Equity and Mezzanine Group at Hartford Investment Management, where he makes direct investments and also invests in private equity funds as a limited partner. Previously, he worked at JPMorgan, where he helped establish the Private Equity Principal Investments group in 2008 and later worked in the Special Credits and Special Investments groups. Prior to rejoining JPMorgan, he was an Associate at Veronis Suhler Stevenson, where he was a deal team member and board observer for the firm's investments in Vault.com, Sandow Media, Market Strategies International, London-based Loewy Group, Contexo Media, and TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications.

Before attending business school, Mr. Rice worked at Gleacher Mezzanine (now known as Arrowhead Mezzanine) as part of a team that originated, executed, and monitored private equity and debt investments. As an investor, he participated at the board level in several companies. Previously, he worked in J.P. Morgan's Industrials and M&A groups in the New York and Sydney offices.

Mr. Rice holds an MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore, and an A.B. from Harvard College, where he concentrated in Government, with German and Economics as related fields.