Building Tomorrow's Insurance Leaders

The primary goal of the Brantley Center is to develop the strongest possible program in risk management and insurance, consistent with the mission of the Walker College of Business. Input from the insurance industry is provided by an advisory board.


Specific objectives of the Center are as follows:

  • Involve students with the insurance industry.
  • Assist and provide students with opportunities to participate in professional designation and licensing programs.
  • Encourage involvement by inviting industry leaders to participate in classes and speak to student organizations.
  • Support research and faculty development.
  • Direct research activities toward problems and questions of interest to the insurance industry.
  • Assist the industry in the design and delivery of training and continuing education programs.
  • Help educate the public about the role of insurance in modern life and the function and activities of the insurance industry.

Brantley Center Upcoming Events


Brantley Center Welcomes New Associate Director

The Brantley Risk & Insurance Center is excited to welcome Dillon Waschenbach to the Center as the new Associate Director. Dillon joins us from WC...

Eggers named Sumner Insurance Distinguished Scholar

Austin Eggers, an associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance, has been named the inaugura...

RMI Student Received CIAB Scholarship

Hrisha (Aanshi) Bhatty, a junior studying risk management and insurance, and the Co-VP of membership for Gamma Iota Sigma (Rho), has distinguished her...