Ali is founder and director of the Local Food Alliance (LFA) and president and trustee of The Springcreek Foundation (TSF). Ali is a mother, conservationist and impact investor in Idaho. In these various capacities, Ali integrates social-mindedness and environmental awareness, ever cognizant of the legacy and responsibility we will leave to our children. TSF aspires to strengthen our community through individual and collaborative grants and investments. The LFA’s mission is to create a healthy local food system and restore food security in the Wood River Valley. Ali has been committed professionally and personally to philanthropy promotion and education since 1996, and now focuses her professional energy on the synergistic reform of our food and financial systems in order to achieve a balanced global environmental and social system. Ali has two young sons.