It is very difficult to find a man that has achieved so much and given so much like Perry Mandera. He is a man that can be said to have done it all. However, that is not according to him as he keeps giving and always keep true to his word of ‘always be humble’.
Perry Mandera’s life started in Chicago where he graduated from high school in 1975. The next chapter in his life was to take place in the United States Marine Corps Reserve where he was assigned to the motor pool. This is where he developed the passion for trucks and transportation. It was a short stint in the reserve before he joined politics in 1984. Perry Mandera was the youngest man in the United States to become a Republican Ward Committeeman for the 26th ward in his hometown Chicago. He served in this capacity until 1988 but in his time he opened another chapter.
This chapter for Perry Mandera was the starting of Custom Companies .inc in 1986. The company that has currently 300 employees with a revenue of more than 200 million dollars has its headquarters in Northlake, Illinois. The company deals with transportation of goods throughout the United States of America with branches throughout the country including Los Angeles and California. The company operates throughout the week 365 days a year.
The hard work, tenacity, and dedication Perry Mandera has put in his company saw him recognized by the Illinois Transport Authority as ‘Top 100 American Transportation Executive of the millennium’.
These among other recognition like those from Illinois crime commission, Two soldiers and a marine, the Glenview grind among others have not made Perry Mandera proud or boastful but have left the man humble. His humbleness has seen him support many charities around Chicago and the wider part of United States of America. Some of the charities that he has been involved in charities that involve sports, youth, and veterans. Perry Mandera does this through the charity foundation he started; custom cares charities.
Perry Mandera is a man with a big heart and his success in business is just a way for him to have more to give.