Aly is originally from Portola Valley, CA and grew up in New Canaan, CT.  As an adult, she has lived in New York City, Washington DC and the Seattle area since 2008.  She currently lives in Mercer Island, WA with her husband, Justin, and four children, Ryley, Meredith, Kaitlyn and Thomas.  She graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Psychology and a minor in French.  After roles in finance and sales for JPMorgan Chase and The Estée Lauder Companies from 2002-2009, she began ARB Real Estate Services, a rental real estate investment and management company from 2009-2021.  She recently began a new professional chapter, operating and managing investments for The Ryder Family Office.  On the volunteer side, apart from Pitch Your Peers, she is active in her local community, serving on the school district’s Instructional Materials Committee, Lakeridge Elementary’s Principal Advisory Council, and has recently accepted positions on the school district’s PTA Council and as the 7th Grade Advisor for National Charity League’s Evergreen Chapter.  In her free time, she enjoys walking Jack the Big Yellow Dog, taxiing her children, adventuring with her family, and singing — you can see her performing around town as a member of the rock cover band, MIMX and the vocals/keys duo, The Small Bandits.