Mariah moved to Bend in 1977 and graduated from Mountain View in 1990. After attending Portland State where she studied Finance, Mariah went to school for an IT Engineering certification. She began her career almost 20 years ago working in IT Network Administration in multiple environments such as technology, hospitality, and healthcare. Mariah was tasked to lead several IT-related projects for various construction ventures, managing budgets totaling over $40 million. Transitioning into construction management, Mariah joined Skanska Building USA two years ago, and has become a leader among her team. She is proud to be back home as a member of the growing Bend community.