Boris Salvador

Paul A. Meggett

Boris Salvador

Risk Manager

Boris Salvador serves as Enterprise Risk Manager and oversees Appalachian’s risk management program. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Boris spent 7 years with BB&T Corporation (now Truist). A graduate of the bank’s Leadership Development Program, he served as a Commercial Insurance Broker in Raleigh, NC and later as a Client Relationship Manager and member of the Flexible Benefits leadership team in Greenville, SC. An alumnus and first-generation college student, Boris earned his bachelor’s degrees in Risk Management & Insurance and Finance & Banking from Appalachian State University. Boris and his wife enjoy spending time with their four fur children and exploring the outdoors as a family. He also enjoys playing the guitar, listening to music, and reading.

EXPERIENCE

Education

  • Appalachian State University, Class of 2016, Magna Cum Laude
  • BSBA: Finance & Banking
  • BSBA: Risk Management Insurance

Professional Affiliations

  • University Risk Management and Insurance Association, Inc. (URMIA)

Practice Groups

  • Athletics
  • Higher Education
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Property
  • Student Affairs
  • Transactional
  • University Governance
  • Utility and Energy

Emily Cornett

Paul A. Meggett

Emily Cornett

Administrative Assistant

Having worked at Appalachian State University for the past four years, Emily made the switch to the Office of General Counsel in April of 2022. Before joining the Appalachian State family, she had focused her career on Child Development, working with many early learning centers within her community. Emily spends much time involved in youth sports as her two sons play soccer, basketball, and baseball. She is honored to be able to serve Appalachian State.