Raised in Longview, Mia spent her young adult life in Dallas, TX, where she attended Wade College and Texas Women’s University, learning about the Arts and earning her degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing. While working as a Buyer for Neiman Marcus and JCPenney, Mia met her SMU grad yet Houston-born Husband, Jason. Mia and Jason moved to The Woodlands, TX, in 2014. In The Woodlands, TX, they welcomed their son Jaxon in 2014 and daughter Ella in 2017 while running their businesses. In 2020 the parents were eager to bring what they had learned in the cities back to Mia’s hometown. Today, Mia and Jason are raising their two kids in Longview while working for Smallwood Home and 80 Acre Market in Community Engagement and Procurement. Alongside serving on the LMFA Board, Mia serves on the Gilmer Chamber Board, LWOW Board, The First Tee Piney Woods Board, several event committees, and Junior League. Mia is eager to bring her experience and help Longview grow for generations to come.