Delbert Goff, PhD

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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.



Walker College of Business
3072 Peacock Hall
Boone, North Carolina 28608-2037



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

 Walker College of Business


Chair: Dr. Delbert Goff
Room 3072 Peacock Hall
Boone, NC 28608
Phone: (828) 262-6188
Fax: (828) 262-2925

Administrative Assistant:
Becky Stoddard
3075 Peacock Hall
Phone: (828) 262-4030

Finance & Banking Internships:
Mr. Bryan Bouboulis               Room 4015 Peacock Hall
Phone: (828) 262-7263

Risk Management Internships:
Dr. Karen Epermanis
Room 3054 Peacock Hall
Phone: (828) 262-6187