Brandy Hadley, PhD

Ph.D., Finance, University of Tennessee
MBA, International Business, Appalachian State University
B.S., Finance & Banking, Appalachian State University
B.S., Risk Management & Insurance, Appalachian State University 

Recent Publications:

“Political Sensitivity in the U.S. Bond Market: Evidence from Government Contractors,” (2020).

“The Interactive Effects of Business Environment Assessment and Institutional Programs on Opportunity Entrepreneurship,” (2020).

"Executive Compensation and Political Sensitivity:  Evidence from Government Contractors," (2019).

“Inward Technology Licensing, Financial Slack, and Internal Innovation in New Technology-Based Firms Located in Isolated Areas,” (2019).

“Determinants of students’ entrepreneurial intention to compete in a fast-pitch competition,” (2018).

“The High Costs of Capital Appreciation Bonds and Their Contribution to the Disaster in Puerto Rico,” (2017). 

"Determinants of Disclosures of Alternative Pay Measures and Their Role in Say on Pay Approval," (2017).


FIN 3680 - Intro. to Finance; FIN 4535 - Financial Modeling & Valuation; FIN 4620/2 - Investment Management I and II; FIN 4850 - FinTech/InsureTech

Research Interests:

Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, Political Influence in Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6938

Office address
3066 Peacock Hall