Corey King is President and Chairman of the board of directors for the San Antonio Area Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Foundation (SA Moves), a not-for-profit educational foundation chartered to improve quality of life and quality of care for people challenged with movement disorders. He also is a past member of the board of directors of the Lone Star Parkinson Society in Texas, and the past president and chairman of the board of the Alamo Area Parkinson’s Support Group.
Corey is a U.S. Air Force veteran and served as a space operations and engineering officer. After his Air Force career, Corey was an engineer and business executive in the high-tech world. He was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s disease in 2009, and retired from his professional career in 2011.
He currently volunteers as an advocate for the Parkinson’s and movement disorders community. Mr. King writes a blog about his experiences in life and with Parkinson’s, at http://thecrookedpath.net, and has published three books – “Walking the Crooked Path” in 2013, “Stumbling Toward Victory: Living in Defiance of Early-Onset Parkinson’s Disease” in 2016, and “Walking With Parkinson: Finding Faith, Purpose, and Peace” in 2017.
He and his wife Amy live in San Antonio, Texas with their standard poodle Izzy and three recovering stray cats (Skitter, Vilaine, and Honeybee), who actually run the whole operation. They have two grown children.