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Brian R. Hart

Associate Professor of Practice
Brian R. Hart
2120 Pamplin (0221)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Mr. Hart teaches Investments: Debt, Equity, and Derivatives. Preceding his employment at Nationwide Securities, Inc., Mr. Hart was an instructor in the Finance, Banking and Insurance Department at Appalachian State University from 2001-2004 where he taught Introduction to Finance as well as Survey of Finance.

Education & Certification

M.B.A., Appalachian State University, 2000

B.S., Appalachian State University, 1998

Additional Information

Professional Achievements

Mr. Hart holds the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) 6 and 63 licenses, along with a North Carolina Life and Health license.

Service Related Contributions

Mr. Hart is on the board of directors for the Bertie County YMCA and is past vice president of the board of directors for the Town of Windsor Chamber of Commerce.


Prior to Virginia Tech, Mr. Hart worked as an investment advisor for Nationwide Securities Inc. in Windsor, North Carolina. His primary responsibility was assessing client needs and helping them to understand investment options. From 2000-2001, he was a financial associate for Stanford Keene in Charlotte, North Carolina, an investment bank specializing in the technology industry.