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


Two Appalachian State RMI Students Win Prestigious WSIA Internship and Scholarship

This year, two Appalachian State students, Conrad Nelsen and Mark Pruitt, were selected as 2023 WSIA summer interns and scholarship winners. The progr...

URMIA Board Member Visits App as GIS Speaker

Julie Groves, Director of Risk Services at Wake Forest and University Risk Management & Insurance Associatia (URMIA) Board Member, visited the Wal...

AppState RMI Students "Go Pro" With Brantley Board Skills Committee

Navigating the first year on the job always has challenges and adjustments for recent graduates. Students find themselves in new cities with new colle...