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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 Strives to Address Diversity Gap

In a January article by Amy O’Connor, Insurance Journal highlighted vital issues within insurance: The “diversity gap” and allyship within the i...

Browne Selected as International Top 5 Finalist in A.M. Best Student Challenge

Congratulations to junior finance & banking and risk & insurance dual major Madison Browne for being selected as an international Top 5 Finali...

Schmidt Selected as Assistant Director of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center

Lacy Schmidt has been named assistant Director of the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State Univ...