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Indiana University Bloomington

Office of Development & Alumni Relations

The Kelley Advantage

The Kelley School has reached an important milestone: 100,000 Kelley alumni around the world.

Worldwide Reputation

Attending Kelley for my MBA afforded me the opportunity to make lifelong friends, strong alumni business contacts and land my dream job!

Jennifer Dahlgren,
MBA '07

Alumni Profile

Christopher D. Hession

Christopher D. Hession

Chris is the founding attorney and managing partner of Hession & Associates, Ltd., a Chicago law firm representing established and emerging corporate and entrepreneurial businesses as well as their stakeholders, directors and executives in a broad array of business and commercial legal matters.  Chris regularly acts as outside general counsel to his business clients and their constituents, providing business-oriented legal counsel relating to mergers and acquisitions, strategic agreements, intellectual property, stakeholder rights, director and officer duties and many other commercial matters.  Chris also provides his business and executive clients with legal representation and counseling in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal court.  Chris is licensed before the Illinois Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Colorado Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Colorado.


Alumni & Donor Stories

Corporate Q&A - with Dean, Idie Kesner

Corporate Q&A

with dean, idie kesner

Dean Kesner answers questions about the Kelley School's Corporate Partners, and how their support fits into her long-term vision regarding diversity and global programs...


Board of Directors

The purpose and mission of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Alumni Association (KSBAA) Board is to support the School’s alumni, its faculty, administration, and student body.

The KSBAA carries out its mission through its Board of Directors and the Office of Alumni Relations, and numerous alumni volunteers. Thanks to the efforts of dedicated alumni, the Kelley School of Business Alumni Association provides a smooth transition from student to alumni and supports a lifetime relationship of continued learning and professional growth.

Bradley W. Schwer (MBA'99)
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Vice President
Kevin N. Snyder (MBA'88)
Owner/CPA, Snyder Acquisitions Incorporated
Ellen L. Scipta (MBA'00)
Director, Enterprise Planning, CHS, Inc.
Past President
Christopher D. Hession (BS'93)
Managing Partner, Hession & Associates Ltd
Steven P. Coverick (BS'09)
Sr Assoc Transaction Advisory Svcs, EY
Sherry D. Davis (BS'00)
Director-Corporate Audit Services, Eli Lilly & Company
Jason M. Gans (BS'92)
Director-Investor Solutions, Barclays Capital
Shweta B. Joglekar (MBA'09)
Director-Operations Analysis, OSP Group
Cheryl D. Linder-Spuck (MBA'00)
Global Solution Leader, IBM
David N. Smart (BS'89)
Senior Vice President and CFO, Pella Corporation
LaMarr Taylor (MBA'11)
PWA, Goldman Sachs & Company
Sean A. Triplett (BS'94)
VP Financial Planning & Analysis, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
Kelly J. Watkins (BS'88, MBA'89)
President, Expressive Concepts