Brandy Hadley, Ph.D.

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 

Selected Publications:

“A Game of Thrones - Dynamics of Internal CEO Succession and Outcome,” (2022). European Financial Management.

"When CEOs Adapt: An Investigation of Manager Experience, Policy and Performance Following Recessions," (2021). Journal of Corporate Finance.

“Financial Consequences of Reputational Damage: Evidence from Government Economic Incentives,” (2021). The Financial Review.

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

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

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


FIN 3680 - Intro. to Finance

FIN 4535 - Financial Modeling & Valuation

FIN 4620/2 - Investment Management I and II

FIN 4850 - FinTech/InsureTech

FIN 5530 - Global Perspectives in FinTech for Graduate Students

Research Interests:

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

Title: Associate Professor, David A. Thompson Distinguished Scholar of Applied Investments, Lead Professor for The Bowden Investment Group
Department: Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6938

Office address
3065 Peacock Hall