TUPELO – Ty Robinson has been named president and chief operating officer of Robinson & Associates, a marketing strategy, advertising and public relations firm founded in September 1984.
Agency founder Tom Robinson, Ty’s father, retains a full-time, active role in the agency as CEO and account executive to a number of the agency’s clients in addition to his creative, public relations and new business responsibilities.
Ty Robinson is a 1987 graduate of Tupelo High School and earned his B.B.A. in marketing from Georgia State University in Atlanta in 1991.
He is a contributing author to “‘The Secret to Our Successes,’ Secrets of Ad Agency Owners: Our Best Marketing Advice,” River Bend Publishing, 2012.
He is active in the Yocona Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America for more than 30 years, having earned the Cub Scout Arrow of Light award in 1980 and the Boy Scouts Eagle Scout rank in 1985.
Ty Robinson is active in several community organizations, including the CDF and Kiwanis Club. He also has been a member of the Tupelo Airport Authority since 2010 and has been chairman for two years.
Tom Robinson was the information officer for a U.S. Air Force base in the Philippines during the Vietnam War. He joined a large public relations firm in Jackson in 1972, and moved to Tupelo in 1984, when he opened his own agency.
Ty Robinson joined the company in 1992.