Becoming a member of the Albanese Cormier Holdings team in September of 2016, Robby Compton serves as the Leasing Director of the Central Region. In addition to being responsible for executing retail leases in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, and Missouri, he is responsible for market research and identifying strategic opportunities, all while maintaining and managing the properties within his region.
Before joining ACH, Robby studied Health and Human Performance at University of Louisiana Monroe. He started working for the family business (ArkLaTex Windows and Doors) in West Monroe, LA from 1984-1994. In 1994, he began working for Champs Sports in Store Management, but was transferred to Jackson, MS in March 1996. There he was recruited by Hibbett Sports in Jackson to move back to Monroe to help open Sports & Co., their 4th store in a Super Store concept as Department Manager. He became general manager in 1997 and was then promoted to District Sales Manager in May 1999 where he oversaw stores in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. In 2007, Robby became Real Estate Manager and was responsible for new store site selection and leasing in a territory that consisted of Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. While in Real Estate, he opened, expanded or relocated over 100 stores.
Robby currently lives in West Monroe with his wife of 20 years, Leslie, and their two daughters, Makenzie and Katie, where they are active members at First Baptist Church West Monroe. He is involved in his community through coaching baseball, softball, soccer and football since 1990 and has served on several athletic and recreational boards.