Brice Smith was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State University where he studied Communication, Public Relations, and Nonprofit studies in 2012. He is a test engineer at SAS Institute, where he tests SAS products against web accessibility standards and trains other SAS employees how to use screen readers. Before joining SAS in 2015, he worked for a corporate communications agency to provide services for a variety of nonprofit senior living and affordable housing communities. He also taught blind and visually impaired students throughout North Carolina as a part-time assistive technology instructor with Invision Services, Inc. In his free time, Brice enjoys lifting weights, tandem cycling, and traveling. He joined ShaLeigh Dance Works in 2021 as a creative collaborator for the creation of enVISION: Sensory Beyond Sight.