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
“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
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