Tal was born and raised in Israel. After serving three years as an Officer in the Israeli Army, Tal arrived in the United States to complete her studies and graduate from Rutgers. Tal also later earned a masters degree from Columbia University. Tal worked in a number of companies, including The Israeli Consulate, Merrill Lynch, Ark Restaurants and specialized in the field of Human resources and Marketing.
In the last four years, she joined her husband at Shuster Management, a leading real estate development company in New Jersey. Tal and her husband Eyal Shuster, have four children and live in Jersey City.