André Rice is the President of Muller & Monroe Asset Management (M²), which he founded in 1999. André is responsible for strategy, client service, business development, and serves as chairman of the investment committee. Prior to founding M², André was a serial deal investor. Earlier in his career, he was a Senior Project Manager in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department at Kraft Foods and worked in securities sales for the Private Client Group at Goldman Sachs after beginning his career as an auditor at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG).
André is a member of the Board of Directors of CNA Financial Corporation, the Board of Directors of New America Alliance (NAA), National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), Leadership Council of Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), and is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
André has a history of philanthropy, mentorship, and civic engagements. He served on several civic committees under two different Mayors (Rahm Emanuel and Richard M. Daley) and the Cook County Board President (Toni Preckwinkle), including the Chicago Cook Workforce Investment Board, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, and the Regional Transportation Authority.
André received a BS in accounting, with honors, from South Carolina State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a CPA.