Ali is founder of Politically Direct, a group that works to provide resources to Republican County Chairs across Texas, and co-founder of Richardsontrace LLC. She is also a budding real estate investor in the Marble Falls, Texas area. She began her passion for politics as a volunteer in Dallas County with a Get Out the Vote effort and was later hired on as the Organizational Director. After the first successful election of a Republican in a county-wide office in over a decade she was promoted to become the Executive Director. She attended Regis University, studying business. Ali currently resides in Austin, Texas.