Cindy Melton joined Rice Management Company in 2012 as Treasury Manager, and now serves as Associate Treasurer and Treasury and Operations Director. Her primary responsibilities for RMC are resource management, such as talent management, and supervising the implementation and ongoing management of systems used to support investment activity including document retention and investment management reporting systems. In her university role, she oversees the cash and banking activity for the University and the endowment; serving as the primary manager for all banking relationships; determining the cash needs for the University, the endowment, and subsidiary companies; and reviewing account statements for appropriateness and accuracy. Previously, Ms. Melton worked 10 years at JPMorgan Chase, as a Vice President in the Structured Finance division, and led a 50-person team focused on the CDO industry. She holds an M.B.A. in finance, and a Bachelor degree in business, both from the University of St. Thomas.