Erica Rice Senior Financial Analyst, Finance & Grants Erica Rice is a senior financial analyst in Finance & Grants for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she is responsible for investment accounting, tax preparation, and managing vendor relationships. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Rice was on the tax staff for Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC, where she analyzed and prepared personal and business financial statements to determine taxable items. Earlier, Rice was an income tax associate for Waddell & Reed Inc., where she prepared monthly and quarterly provisions, assisted with the identification of new uncertain tax positions, researched federal and state laws for existing provisions, and prepared estimated and extension income tax payments. Rice has been a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City since 2015. Rice has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from University of Missouri-Kansas City.