Ali joined the Newhouse Development & Alumni Engagement team in January 2022. She oversees general office operations and provides administrative assistance to the assistant dean for advancement and department staff. She also assist in fundraising tasks and appeals, as well as other forms of strategic outreach. Ali plays a leadership role in the Class Act, aiding in the planning and execution of increasing student philanthropy within Newhouse. Working closely with the associate director of development, Ali helps with alumni engagement outreach and events, and organizing data for the Alumni Engagement Scorecard.
Ali graduated from Cazenovia College with a bachelor’s degree in business management. During her time at Cazenovia, Ali rode on the equestrian team, learning the true meaning of teamwork, which she hopes to bring to her role at Newhouse. Ali previously worked for Dermody, Burke, & Brown, CPAs, LLC as an administrative assistant, and at HITS Inc. as a Horse Show Secretary & Officials Coordinator.