Bianca Lopez joined Rice Management Company in 2019 as an Associate Minerals Manager. In this role, she provides support to the Managing Director for Natural Resources by managing the University’s direct oil and gas holdings. Prior to joining Rice, she worked as a Landman for an exploration and production company in Houston, Texas. Ms. Lopez received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Houston. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the American Association of Professional Landmen.