Cory was born in Springfield. He graduated from Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, and graduated from the School of Mortuary Science at Carl Sandburg College in 2014. Cory is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, SHG Alumni Scholarship Committee and the Little Flower Men’s Club. Cory is an accomplished pianist and organist, playing at Christ the King, The Muni and other music theater venues and performing in the Greater Springfield area. Cory joined the Staab Family team in 2009.