Mendoza School of Business

Kelly Rubey

Assistant Teaching Professor
Management & Organization
  321 Mendoza College of Business
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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 communities living in conflict and deep 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 worked on a variety of project topics such as community empowerment initiatives, illicit crop reduction, rural education networks, agriculture market linkages, and entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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 digital business transformation. Kelly also worked in marketing and product management at Thomson Reuters.

In addition to teaching, Kelly enjoys mentoring young professionals through career discernment and collaborating with external organizations on initiatives that drive peace, equality and economic empowerment.

MBA, University of Notre Dame
BS, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse

Areas of Expertise
Experiential Service Learning
Global Development
Consultative Selling