About Robin Thompson

Leadership development, professional speaking, training and non-profit expertise.
Book Cover: Know Stress to No Stress


Robin is the author of the book, Know Stress to No Stress—A Guide to Achieving Life Balance. Her current book (pending publication) is called Fundraising Fundamentals: A fun, step-by-step guide to raising more money, faster.


Robin has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, designing and presenting customized leadership development training programs. She holds a Certificate in Fundraising Management from the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. Her passion is fundraising consulting for nonprofit organizations. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a volunteer with the Vail Valley Partnership Nonprofit Network and a Colorado Nonprofit Association Member.
Microphone and an audience


Robin has an extensive list of speaking topics for Corporate and Association audiences. She is skilled at motivating others to achieve consistent results by authentically relating to personal and professional goals.
computer monitor


Robin is continually learning through teaching a graduate level Effective Leadership class. She currently holds a faculty position at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management teaching leadership classes for an MBA program. She has two programs approved for HRCI credits through the Society of Human Resource Management. With more than 20 years as a professional speaker and trainer, and five years of direct leadership experience in higher education setting, she understands how to create and present effective programs.

Robin Thompson

President, Professional Speaker & Fundraising Consultant Robin is a collaborative and trusted leader with innate ability to foster long term relationships, manage leadership development activities, and create positive employee relations. Very adept at fostering employee engagement and retention attributes and strategies to involve maximum participation at all levels. Skilled in motivating others to achieve consistent results by authentically relating to the employees personal and professional goals. Consultant to Fortune 500 companies, unique ability to transfer knowledge, concepts and best practices with outstanding results.

Results You Can Expect

Robin Helps People:

  • Become an EMPLOYER OF CHOICE by teaching leadership development
  • INCREASE EMPLOYEE RETENTION while increasing productivity, profitability and morale
  • Encourage EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT and create an atmosphere of trust

Connect with Robin on LinkedIn

Read her Bio and Resume

Recent Blog Posts

Learn from Robin’s insights.

Do You Know What Time it is?

Yes, you probably guessed it from the photo. It is autumn and that means end-of-year fundraising is knocking at our door. What are you doing to prepare? Here's an idea that may help get you jump started. In your appeal letter you will be telling stories about how your...

Making Training Work

Does training that is fun and interactive, really work? If you were to take a survey before you conducted a fun training session and then a follow up survey 30 days afterward, would it demonstrate an improvement in the work processes, morale, or productivity? Because...

Generations at Work

The meetings industry, like almost everything else, has changed in many ways over the last 25 years when I first started speaking professionally. During that time, I’ve stayed in countless hotels, spoken in venues as strange as a funeral home, and met legends of the...