Mariah Smith


Guest Contributor
Diplomatic Courier

Mariah Smith is the Vice Chairman and Development Committee Chair of No One Left Behind and has served on the Board since 2019. She retired from the Army as a Military Police Lieutenant Colonel, commissioned through Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. She served three tours in Afghanistan, a tour in Djibouti, and was a platoon leader in the initial invasion into Iraq in 2003. She is a councilwoman for her home town of Stephens City, Virginia, a growing community in the northern Shenandoah Valley, where she lives on her family’s horse farm. She currently is the Director of Government Affairs for Accrete AI Government, a NY and DC based technology firm that serves both commercial and government clients. In her spare time, she plays polo and fosters kittens for the local animal shelter.