Corey Cooper, a tinkerer by birth and an Engineer by education, has had a lifelong passion for understanding what makes things tick. Corey attended Auburn University where he received his BS in Mechanical Engineering and met Magda; his wife, business partner and mother of their three crazy kids. Motivated by the water, Corey and his wife relocated to Destin, FL shortly after college. Corey held various engineering jobs from the military to the private sector. One day Corey got a wild hair and decided to go into business for himself. He created what he called BOTE, a lifestyle watersports brand, just because he wanted to torture himself. Corey is extremely fulfilled because all his time is occupied with either BOTE or his lovely kids and he now truly understands what tinkering is all about. The End.