Originally from Iowa City, Iowa, Emory moved to Los Angeles to study biochemistry at the University of California Los Angeles. After graduating, he decided to move his focus to real estate and started working for DBL Realtors. A few months later he received his California real estate license and was quickly promoted to Office Administrator of Sotheby’s International Realty. After Sotheby's, he worked as the Marketing Director for Worldwide Real Estate in Beverly Hills for over a year. The positions vastly strengthened his knowledge of real estate transactions and marketing techniques, giving his clients an edge in the market place. He now works for Re/Max Estate Properties and represents buyers and sellers on the Westside of Los Angeles, South Bay the San Fernando Valley.