Delbert Goff, PhD

The David A. Thompson Professor of Applied Investments

  • B.S., University of Florida
  • M.B.A., Florida State University
  • Ph.D., Florida State University

Dr. Goff is a Professor of Finance in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance at Appalachian State University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corporate finance, investments, and personal finance. In addition, he has taught executive seminars and workshops on financial management and business valuation techniques. Dr. Goff was the recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award presented by the John A. Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.

Dr. Goff was instrumental in creating the Bowden Investment Group and instrumental in raising the funds for the student managed investment fund. Currently, Dr. Goff serves as instructor and advisor to the Bowden Investment Group.

For several years Dr. Goff served as a consultant for the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, Inc. where he was involved in insurance agency valuation. In addition, Dr. Goff has served as an expert witness regarding business valuation and other financial issues. Dr. Goff is an active researcher in the area of corporate finance and investments and his research has been published in academic and trade journals.


FIN 3030 - Personal Financial Management; FIN 4620/4622 - Investment Management I & II

Title: David A. Thompson Professor of Applied Investments
Department: Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6188

Fax: (828) 262-2925

Office address
3065 Peacock Hall