Cory Roper started racing when he was just 14 years old. He grew up watching his dad, Kenny Roper, compete and when Cory got his first race car, there was no turning back.
In 2010, Cory founded Preferred Industrial Contractors, Inc., a national industrial engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance (EPFCM) company, headquartered in Baytown, Texas.
The company executes turnkey construction projects from scope development, safety management, project controls, project management, procurement, staffing, fabrication and construction.
Preferred Industrial Contractors, Inc. serves a vast range of industries, including the power, chemical processing, petroleum refining, food and beverage and biotechnical facilities.
THE FAMILY MAN
In addition to being a racecar driver and a business owner, Cory is a family man.
The Vernon, Texas, native currently resides in Mont Belvieu, Texas, with his wife, Cherie, and daughters Megan and Britney.
Also, Cory is close with his siblings Chad, Stacy, Craig and Chris. All of Cory’s brothers and his brother-in-law, Chad Anderson, are crew members on the Roper Racing team.