Board of Directors
Corey was born and raised in central Illinois and is a graduate of Illinois Valley Central High School. Corey James served in the United States Airforce from August 1998 to October 2007. He was deployed numerous times in support of OIF & OEF. Corey was also assigned to Kunsan Air Base on a remote tour for one year. After leaving active duty in 2007, Corey immediately joined the Air National Guard in Peoria, IL. He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Criminal Justice from Midwestern University. Most recently, Corey and his wife Teresa founded a nonprofit called Freedom Paws Service Dogs Foundation based out of Chillicothe, IL.