Al (Alan) Robertson is the oldest of the four Robertson boys and is making his first appearance on the show in this upcoming season's launch. He grew up hunting, fishing, and helping build the foundation of the family business in the 1970s and 80s. Alan left the duck call business when he received the call for ministry in 1988 and served as a senior pastor in West Monroe, Lousiana, until 2012, when he, too, joined the Duck Commander clan to work with the family business. Alan received an associate s degree from White s Ferry Road School of Biblical Studies and a bachelor in ministry from Sunset International Bible Institute. He lives in West Monroe, Louisiana, with his wife, Lisa, his two grown daughters, and two grandchildren.