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The Kelley Advantage

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

Worldwide Reputation

I came to Kelley expecting a good education and a better job, I'm leaving with a great job and lifelong friends.

Eric Kurdziel,
MBA '07

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...


KSBAA Board Profile

David N. Smart BS'89

David N. Smart

David Smart serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer and Secretary to the Board of Directors for Pella Corporation. David joined Pella Corporation in November of 2009. His responsibilities include strategic planning, acquisitions, financial functions, tax, treasury, legal, information technology, and supply management.

David received his undergraduate degree in 1989 with majors in Finance and Business Economics and Public Policy from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He earned an MBA from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining Pella, David had been with Ford Motor Company for 20 years in a wide variety of roles. His assignments at Ford most recently included the Vice President of Finance for Ford of Australia. He also had financial roles in marketing and sales, manufacturing, product development, and audit. In addition to Australia, David spent five years in Europe where he served as the Finance Manager for a new car product program and the Audit Director for Ford’s Operations in Europe and Asia-Pacific. He also spent time in California as Vice President of Finance, MIS and Strategy for Jaguar and Land Rover - North America.

David is a Board Member for the Pella Opera House and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Alumni Association. David is also a member of the Oracle CIO Advisory Board.

David and his wife, Jennifer, live in Pella, Iowa. They have three children: Hannah, Adam, and Julia.