Charles E. Rice
Charles Rice currently serves as Chairman of Mayport Venture Partners. He is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Barnett Banks, Inc., a Florida-based bank holding company which was merged with NationsBank Corp. (now Bank of America) in 1998. At the time, this merger was the largest bank merger for the highest earnings multiple in U.S. banking history. After the merger, he served as Chairman of NationsBank Corp. and, more recently, as Vice Chairman - Corporate Development for Bank of America, before assuming his current position. Mr. Rice retired from the Board of Directors of CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) and Sprint, Inc. (NYSE: FON) and still serves on the Board of Directors of Post Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PPS).

During his tenure at Barnett Banks, where he was first named Chief Executive Officer in 1979 and then Chairman in 1984, Mr. Rice participated in over 90 mergers and acquisitions, which culminated in the NationsBank transaction. While serving as its Chief Executive Officer, Barnett Banks' stock price increased from $4.37 per share to $73 per share on a split-adjusted basis. During this same period of time, Barnett Banks' assets grew from $3.7 billion to $41.2 billion and its net income increased from $31 million to $564 million. In 1995, Mr. Rice led the challenge to Florida's law prohibiting banks from selling insurance, which ultimately led to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Barnett Banks' favor, holding that the Florida statute in dispute was pre-empted by Federal law.

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