Jay C. Davis III is the President of Coastal Rice and Futures Inc. and managing partner of East Bernard Rice Marketing. East Bernard Rice Market is the largest sales office in Texas representing 3.5 million cwt in over 12 counties.
He is a licensed futures broker and has worked in the rice industry since graduating from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Agricultural Economics. He began his career with P & S Rice Mills Inc. of Houston Texas in 1978 in rough rice quality control.
He left P&S Rice in 1988 after buying rice in Arkansas for six years managing a rice mill in Mississippi for two years and as Vice President of Commodity Purchasing for two years.
Coastal Rice and Futures Inc. was formed with his partner Andy Hewes in 1991 and purchased East Bernard Rice Marketing in 1993.