Cory specializes in the Property and Casualty lines of insurance. Cory is also a licensed Real Estate Broker. Cory grew up in the insurance business as his parents, Ed and Peggy Smith owned Central Insurance Agency, Inc. from 1965 to 2000. Cory graduated from Valley City State University in 1987 with a major in Business Administration and a Minor in Human Resources Management. From 1987 to 1992, Cory opened and managed several Foot Locker Stores around the country. In 1992, Cory moved back to Carrington and began his career in insurance and real estate. Cory's years of experience and family tradition of delivering excellent service make him one of the area's finest agents. This excellence was recognized in 2016 when Cory was presented the North Dakota PIA Agent of the year award.