For nearly two decades, Kory has been a central figure in the growth and influence of the foundation. As president and CEO, he oversees the organization’s three divisions: research, outreach, and journalism. This includes strategic planning, operations, investor relations, and staff development. Prior to being named president in 2015, he held the position of Executive Vice President. Kory received his master’s degree in philosophy from Bowling Green State University and his J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law.