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Boyd CorleyBoyd Corley, 38, knew he wanted to make a career out of building things as a kid growing up in Magnolia.
"I always knew I wanted to be a contractor," Corley said.
Along the way, he attended college and worked in sales, including a three-year stint as a regional sales manager in Plano, Texas, for Benton's Rineco Chemical Industries.
Corley officially began his contracting career in 1995 when he talked Lewis May into hiring him as director of business development for Little Rock's May Construction Co.
In 1997, he joined MDH Builders in Little Rock and two years later went to work as vice president at FSB Mortgage Co. in Little Rock.
He and brother-in-law Matt Bell formed the Bell-Corley real estate investment firm in 1999, which led to Bell-Corley Construction two years later.
The company began by specializing in interior finish-out services for property management firms and became a full-blown general contracting concern in 2003.
This year, Bell-Corley Construction ranked No. 27 among Entrepreneur magazine's "Hot 100" fastest-growing companies in America.
Corley's charitable involvement includes the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas, Arkansas Hospice, Susan G. Komen Foundation and the American Lung Association's Kozy Kottage project.
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