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Cory Varden

Cory Varden

Operations Director

  • College: Auburn University, Birmingham Theological Seminary
  • Degree: Building Science; Masters, Biblical Studies
  • Years at Rives: 2003 – 2011; 2015- present
  • Years in Industry: 13 years

Cory joined Rives Construction in 2003 and currently serves as a project manager for the company. Cory was recognized as a top 40 Under 40 in construction by the AGC of Alabama in 2018.  Cory also serves bi-vocationally as the Pastor for a local church.  He has more than 13 years of experience in the construction industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in building science from Auburn University and a master’s degree in biblical studies from Birmingham Theological Seminary.




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