Robby Thompson

Robby Thompson


Aug 2010 - May 2014

Bachelor of Science

University of North Alabama

Geography, concentration in Business Geography

Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Graduate Assistant

Department of Geography, University of North Alabama
Facilitate lab portion of GE111 courses

Overhaul previous website formatting and content

Develop 2014 and 2015 Department Newsletter

Create and maintain social media accounts for the Department

Generate recruitment materials for undergraduate and graduate programs

Establish a brand and interactive presence for the Department
May 2015 - Aug 2015

Intern, Technical Support Team

Esri, Charlotte Regional Office
Selected from a competitive applicant pool (1 of 120 selected out of more than 5000 applications)

Researched and investigated customer support cases using critical thinking, troubleshooting, and communication skills

Presented project on rental affordability in most populous 50 US cities using multiple products in the ArcGIS platform including ArcMap 10.3.1, ArcGIS Pro 1.1, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Server, and WebApp Builder
May 2013 - Aug 2014

Member Service Representative/Financial Guru

Listerhill Credit Union

Maintained accurate cash drawer totals and security procedures

Documented daily branch cash totals in Excel spreadsheet

Set up new memberships

Created visible presence on college campus to increase student membership

Dec 2012 - Dec 2013


Alpha Tau Omega

Chief executive of a chapter of 48 men who excel in academics, community service, and brotherhood

Managed all communication to the national fraternity, university, and board of trustees

Implemented and led a strategic planning session to establish organizational core values, mission statement, and vision statement

Chapter received the following awards during tenure: Dr. Daniel Leisure Award (University of North Alabama, Most Outstanding Greek Chapter), True Merit Award (Alpha Tau Omega National Fraternity, Outstanding Chapter), Erskine Mayo Ross Community Service Award (Alpha Tau Omega National Fraternity, 2nd Runner Up, over 12,000 community service hours documented), Excellence in Recruitment, Academics, and Board of Trustees (Alpha Tau Omega National Fraternity)

Apr 2012 - Apr 2013


Student Government Association
May 2011 - May 2012


Office of International Affairs-University of North Alabama

Welcomed incoming international students to university and community

Integrated students into community and campus events and organizations

Jan 2011 - May 2012

Student Worker

Recreational Sports and Fitness Program- University of North Alabama

Maintained clean environment for patrons

Monitored gymnasium and fitness center for safety

Controlled entry into gymnasium and fitness center

Jun 2008 - Jul 2010

Student worker

UG White Mercantile

Customer service representative

Stocked and organized shelves

Inventoried new supplies

Volunteer Experience

University of North Alabama Events

  College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador, 2015-present

  • Welcomed and greeted donors at fundraising events and open house for Science and Technology Building
  • Participated in a student round table discussion regarding ensuring student success at UNA and my experience as an undergraduate and graduate student in the Department of Geography
  • Represented UNA and the College of Arts and Sciences as a volunteer for the Shoals Robotics competition

  Custodial Appreciation Luncheon, 2011, 2013, 2014

  • Served a late night dinner to the UNA custodial staff to show appreciation for their hard work throughout the year

  Walk-a-Mile, 2011, 2012, 2014

  • Walked a mile in high heeled shoes around downtown Florence to increase community awareness for domestic abuse

  Annual Senior Winter Ball, 2011 and 2012

  • Dance partner with local nursing home/assisted living residents

  Make a Wish Faculty-Student softball game, 2011 and 2012

  • Participation raised money for the Make a Wish foundation

General Experience

Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, August 2010 to 2014

  • Easter Egg Hunts
  • Movie nights at the ATO house
  • Chuck E. Cheese Party
  • Skate parties
  • Halloween Carnival
  • Cook outs

United Way of the Shoals, 2010-2013

  • Participated in Step Show in 2010
  • Participated in Step Sing in 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Programs annually help raise approximately 2% of the total budget for United Way of the Shoals

Tornado relief effort, 2011

  • Assisted a family in Hackleburg, AL pick up debris from their house destroyed by the April 27th tornado outbreak
  • Volunteered at a warehouse that housed clothing, personal hygiene, and food items for tornado victims

Keep the Shoals Beautiful, 2011

  • Picked up one hundred and forty pounds of trash around W.C Handy Head Start

Shoals Community Soup Kitchen, 2011

  • Volunteered to clean dishes and take trash from community patrons

Operation Christmas Child/Christmas Angel 2010-2013

  • Purchased and organized items for boxes for local underprivileged children

Coat Drive for Salvation Army, 2011 and 2013

  • Stood outside without a coat in the cold to get the community's attention for underprivileged citizens who go without coats every day

Awards and Organizations

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 2012-present

UNA College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador, 2015-present

Esri Campus Ambassador, 2015-present

Outstanding Graduate Student, University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences, 2015

Outstanding Graduate Assistant, University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences, 2015

Esri Student Assistant at international User Conference in San Diego, 2014

Hall of Fame Award, University of North Alabama, 2014