Tara Rice has 6 years experience as a Pageant Director and Coach. From 2013 to 2017 she has produced 10 pageant productions which are preliminaries to Miss California USA and Miss California Teen USA. She has coached a handful of state and national Titleholders. She recently embarked on a new adventure becoming the Miss California United States Pageant Director. Rice's passion for pageantry began when she won the title of Miss Teen California All American in 2000. After she placed as a Miss USA Teen Finalist she continued competing in pageants winning various titles through out California.

Rice has over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry appearing in more then 30 national commercials, feature films and co-starred in TV shows. She also has over 12 years experience hosting shows such as the ESPY's and Grammy's. In addition, Tara is a professional model who has appeared in advertising campaigns worldwide. Her expertise as a runway model as helped her transition into producing fashion shows for top designers in Los Angeles. In Jan. 2016, Rice launched West Coast Model Management. Rice enjoys mentoring young models and talent who are breaking into the entertainment industry.

Tara always finds time to dedicate to others. She was a member of the Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley for four years. Rice also volunteers and produces fundraisers for Relay for Life, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Susan G. Komen and Operation Blankets of Love.