Kory honorably served in the US Marine Corps, including a tour to Iraq, during his years in service. He spent a few years working for the Department of Defense as a police officer when his service time ended with the USMC. Upon returning home to Texas, Kory finished certification and spent 8+ years as an automotive technician, holding the title of a Master Certified Technician. Kory completed his Real estate Inspection Training through ATI and joined the 1st Rate family in 2021. Kory has been married for 10 years to his wife, Amber, and they have two sons together. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, smoking meat, playing drums for his church, and spending time at the range.