Ali Edelstein

Director of Social Responsibility
Kentucky Distillers’ Association

Ali Edelstein joined the Kentucky Distillers’ Association in 2017 as the organization’s first Director of Social Responsibility, after serving as Senior Sustainability Advisor at Yum! Brands. In this role, she directs the collective alcohol responsibility, environmental sustainability, and community engagement efforts of 39 world-leading Bourbon and distilled spirits companies in Kentucky. Her current role builds upon her international public affairs experience managing the Fulbright Program at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, Belgium. She holds a Master of International Business from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Honors College at Western Kentucky University.