ShutterCo is the family business of the Rice family; Brendan Rice, his daughter Sarah and son Barry.
Each has been to various Shutter companies in the USA to research the shutter industry and train in both the manufacture and installation of the shutters.
The Rice Family
Sarah was awarded a degree in Display Design from the Dublin Institute of Technology. After graduating, Sarah worked as a designer for clothing retail company ‘A-Wear’, where she was entrusted with creating original and interesting displays. Sarah would travel to stores nationwide transforming her visions into window & store displays.Sarah has an eye for creative design and has travelled extensively. She had worked in the Interior Design Industry in both Australia and the United States.
Brendan Rice is Father to Sarah & Barry. He is an entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience owning and operating businesses. He has transformed and evolved the business to adapt to the highs & lows of Irelands erratic economy during that period.
Barry went to University in the UK where he studied Architectural Technology and was awarded BSc by the University of Lincoln. He has worked in Sydney and Brisbane for the international architectural firm, ‘DesignInc.’. Barry also holds a Higher National Diploma in Advanced Computer Aided Design. As well as working in ShutterCo, Barry also directs a program called Cycle Ataxia; a charity cycling event with the purpose of raising funds to research for a cure for Friedreich’s Ataxia.