Robbie is a native of Carteret County, growing up fishing the waters out of Beaufort Inlet. As he got older, he gained more experience mating and running some of the finer charter and private sportfishing boats. Robbie has traveled to many countries and fished numerous tournaments throughout his career and has an extensive knowledge of boat maintenance and repairs as well as the latest in marine electronics. Robbie joined Starling Marine after working in the wholesale marine industry as a regional territory manager. In his spare time, Robbie enjoys spending time on his boat with his family.