Dinner with Idie Kesner, Dean, Kelley School of Business Frank P. Popoff Chair of Strategic Management Professor of Management. Appointed Dean of the Kelley School of Business in May, 2013 after serving as Interim Dean for almost 1 year. Kesner joined the Kelley School faculty in 1995, coming from a titled faculty position at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was chairwoman of Kelley’s Full-Time MBA Program from August 2003 to August 2006 and chairwoman of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship from October 2006 to June 2009. From 1996 to 2003, she co-directed the school’s Consulting Academy.