Barbara Rice

State Compliance Liaison

Barbara joined Keane’s Consulting and Advisory Services team in February 2013 as the State Compliance Liaison, fostering relationships between Keane clients and state administrators through the completion of voluntary compliance initiatives and disclosure agreements. She brings over 20 years of diverse experience as a former state unclaimed property administrator.

Prior to joining Keane, Barbara served as the South Carolina unclaimed property administrator. Prior to working for the state of South Carolina, she served as the Deputy Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce, where she managed the State’s unclaimed property program. Before joining state government, she was Vice President of The Clinton Oil Company, an Ohio independent oil and gas producer, and was President of Clinton affiliate, LDC securities. Previous to her employment with Clinton, she was employed by The Ohio Company, a regional investment banking firm at which she held various management positions.

Barbara was also an active member of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) and was a frequently featured speaker, both locally and nationally. She was awarded the NAUPA Presidential Distinguished Services Award in 2000 and 2006 and the NAUPA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. Barbara received the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization’s (UPPO) Shining Star Award in 2005 and the UPPO Holder’s Choice Above and Beyond Award in 2009 and 2012.

Barbara is an active member of the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO), and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State University.


  • Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

Education & Professional Memberships

  • B.S., Kent State University
  • Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO)

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