Alison entered the field of deaf education after learning that her own daughter was born deaf. Ali received her master’s degree in special education from the University of Arizona. Ali is a certified listening and spoken language auditory verbal educator. She worked as a teacher of the deaf for thirteen years before joining Advanced Bionics in 2018 as a cochlear implant consumer specialist. She loves being able to educate individuals about cochlear implants and what is possible for those who are born deaf or for those who lose their hearing later on. Ali lives in Utah with her husband and four children.