© 2018 by Robin Athlyn Thompson, MBA.

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B.S.  Marketing, October 2015

Grand Canyon University, Colangelo College of Business

Summa Cum Laude

MBA  Marketing, May, 2018

Southern New Hampshire University

4.0 GPA Outstanding Graduate

MS Social Media Marketing, May, 2018

Southern New Hampshire University

4.0 GPA Outstanding Graduate

Doctor Of Business Administration | Emphasis In Marketing, December 2018 -

Grand Canyon University, College of Doctoral Studies

Dissertation goal: add to the body of knowledge with the dissertation focused on the past 15 years of data driven testing of which culminated in a unique process backed by data analytics that resulted in a continuous shortened cycle, engagement at higher levels, building internal cross-selling channels, and external client channels, use of common sources in unused ways, using market "micro-influencer" tactics that we now have that term for proving it's the influence behind the social tile that anyone can learn, that achieved the ultimate goal: tying scalable marketing to closed revenue. 

Specialize in Consumer Segments, Behaviors and Trends

This marketing doctoral program trains you to assess consumer behaviors, refine market research and propose savvy strategies for business success. Enhance your analytical skills while learning to utilize the latest technology tools for best-in-class business decision-making. Whether leading a complex multinational business or training the next generation of business innovators, this marketing doctorate degree program will position you for the leading edge

Learn the Art and Science of Business Marketing

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with an Emphasis in Marketing teaches learners to apply data-driven strategies to creating competitive advantage across a variety of business disciplines. Designed for executive and aspiring leaders, the marketing doctorate degree program empowers you with the theoretical and practical expertise to deliver next generation leadership and teaching while cultivating your own research and innovation

Industry Practitioner Certifications

CEDS - Certified eDiscovery Specialist (original test) ACEDS

IGP - Information Governance Professional ARMA

CIP - Certified Information Professional AIIM

IGp - Information Governance Practitioner AIIM

HubSpot - Certified in 8 competencies:  Inbound Marketing; Marketing Software; Inbound Sales; Email Marketing Delivering Client Success; Developing a Sales Plan; Content Marketing; Delivering Sales Services

Hootsuite Certified

Awards and Honors

Nominee AMA Hall of Fame 2018

Nominated by former eDiscovery executive team member for pioneering work in eDiscovery closeable lead marketing, social selling, influencer  marketing, and expansion of the discussion and size of eDiscovery market reached


Executive Women’s Forum 2016:  Women of Influence in Risk Management

Top Three Finalist Honored at EWF banquet in Scottsdale

Stevie Awards Silver Winner 2014Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition of work in the eDiscovery, RIM and IG industries and for creating the industry’s first cyclical education in those fields


ACEDS 2014 Winner: Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition of work in the eDiscovery, RIM and IG industries and for creating the industry’s first cyclical education in those fields


Stevie Awards Finalist 2006: Best Executive in a Services Industry Under


In recognition for green-fielding, growing, and exceeding revenue expectations for the Texas operations of a discovery and RIM staffing group

Stevie Award Finalist 2014:  Maverick of the Year

In recognition of developing branded serialized content to address the eDiscovery buying journey that exceeded revenue goals


Women in Business World Winner 2015:  PR Campaign of the Year Webinars

Most successful branded content and closeable lead generation marketing campaign during 4-year period at BIA


LinkedIn Sales Connect:  Top ½% of Social Sellers (reach over 523 million)


Phoenix Business Journal Nominee 2015:  Women in Business

In recognition of work in mentoring, business excellence, education, community


Robert Half Legal: Top of the Scorecard Honors 2005

In recognition of achieving global #1 sales position in 2005


American Legal Search: 2006, 2007

Leader’s Club 2006, 2007 – Chairman’s Club 2007 (Sales and Operations

Growth) Top sales position and operational EBIDTA


ARMA Houston: 2005 Ambassador Award

In recognition of educating the business community about the value of ARMA as an organization


ARMA Houston: 2005 Hospitality Committee Manager

In recognition of committee service to the programs hospitality committee


ARMA Houston: 2006 Spirit of Education Award

In recognition of planning, organizing and producing the chapter’s most

successful mock-trial educating both IG and legal communities


US Department of Justice Mentoring Award: 2006

In recognition of dedication to the USDOJ with special emphasis on educational programs


Houston Corporate Paralegal Association: 2006

In recognition of contributions to the chapter’s educational programs


ARMA Houston: 2006-2007 Recognized for VP, Programs

In recognition of creativity in education leading to ARMA exceeding revenue and growth goals through education


Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association: 2007

In recognition of contributions to the chapter’s educational programs

ARMA Houston: 2008 Chapter Member of the Year

In recognition for revitalization of workshop and chapter meetings, setting two years of attendance records for chapter meetings, with a record high of 212 members in attendance at a chapter meeting and a record of 60 people at a chapter workshop.  This record remains unbroken throughout ARMA global.

ARMA International: 2008 Chapter Member of the Year

Recognition by ARMA International of the Houston Award

ARMA Houston: 2009 Award of Achievement

In recognition of outstanding service to ARMA Houston, particularly, with respect to the 50th Anniversary Conference with the theme of bringing back all of the past presidents of the chapter to honor their contributions and exceeding attendance and revenue goals

ARMA Houston: 2009 Recognized as VP Conference

In recognition for outstanding service to the chapter in exceeding revenue and attendance goals for the Spring Conference of 2009 as top conference to date

ARMA Houston: 2007 Award of Recognition

In recognition for work in growing the legal ISG and bringing in new members from the legal community

ARMA Houston: 2010 Recognized as VP Membership

Established a process which contributed to the Chapter’s recognition for

membership growth and exceeding membership growth goals