Kelly Rubey is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Management & Organization Department. Kelly teaches Frontlines in America and Business on the Frontlines for graduate students as well as Principles of Management for undergraduate students.
Always passionate about using business as a force for good, Kelly’s teaching and research interests concentrate on serving marginalized populations suffering from conflict and poverty both globally and within the United States. She brings a dedication for delivering positive impact for partners in the field as well as a commitment to designing transformational experiences for students as they become the next generation of corporate leaders. Kelly has served as an advisor to Business on the Frontlines teams in Uganda, Colombia and Honduras and has worked on a variety of project topics such as community empowerment, illicit crop reduction, rural education networks, and agriculture market linkages.
Prior to joining Notre Dame, Kelly held several roles in the private sector. Most recently, she was a Client Executive at IBM where she advised multinational retail, hospitality, and distribution clients on using technology to drive business transformation. Kelly has also spent time developing data and analytics solutions for the legal industry while working in product marketing at Thomson Reuters.
In addition to teaching, Kelly enjoys mentoring young professionals, supporting MBA student clubs and collaborating with current and prospective Frontlines partners on initiatives that drive peace, equality and community empowerment. Aside from her work, she enjoys exploring new places, experiencing diverse cultures and spending time with her husband and their dog.