👋 Hi there, I'm Cory.

I'm a writer and podcaster.

I live in the San Antonio, TX area. Here are a few things about me;

  • I grew up in Spokane, WA. Wonderful city with plenty of natural beauty in the Pacific Northwest.
  • I went to college at Gonzaga University for 2.5 years, I left early at age 20 to pursue work in a digital marketing company. Go Zags.
  • After 18 months I became the CEO of this multi-million dollar digital marketing company.
  • After a short time, I resigned and decided to explore future work and a life of less obligation.
  • In 2019 I founded a media company I run a media and education company that advocates for social & environmental action, Grow Ensemble.
  • I’ve lived (for brief spurts of time) in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, and the U.S.
  • I’ve traveled to; Spain, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Holland, Thailand, Mexico, Ecuador, Argentina and Canada.
  • I love reading and learning and writing.
  • I have a wonderfully supportive family.
  • I have a kick-ass, brilliant wife who has made me a much better person.
  • We have two kids who are rocking our world.
Our COVID-era Wedding Reception – Wine & Ribeye Steaks [Photo Credit: Rachel Scott Photography]

Official Bio: Cory Ames

Cory is a naturalist, writer, and storyteller. He is the Founder & CEO of Grow Ensemble, an indie media and education company exploring the art of living and working sustainably. He's the host of The Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Podcast, where, since 2019, he's interviewed hundreds of leaders at the forefront of making business better.

Cory is a member of the Native Plant Society of Texas and is certified in Permaculture Design by the Permaculture Institute of North America.

Cory grew up in Washington State and has traveled through multiple countries, including Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.

He lives with his wife, Annie, and their two sons in San Antonio, TX.

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