If you have seen a big rig motoring down the highway then you may have seen one of Perry Mandera Trucks. Perry Mandera has operated a successful trucking company for decades, and Mandera has built his success on striving for excellence. He managed to build his reputation over the years while helping others. The same dedication to business growth, Perry Mandera also championed charitable causes (Chicago.CBSLocal). He has been honored with many awards and accolades because of his service and generosity. While a successful businessman, Mandera is a married man with 2 children which help fuel his motivation.
Perry Mandera founded Custom Companies Inc. in 1975, he was only 23 years old at the time. The trucking business is headquartered in Northlake, Illinois. Actually, Perry learned to operate the truck in the armed services while as a marine corp reserves. Through hard work and perseverance, Mandera has cemented his transportation business as an industry leader. The Custom Company offers a variety of transportation, logistical and warehousing solutions. Mandera services large and small clients and he grossed more than 200 million in sales annually. With such great wealth, Mandera was able to help those in his communities with his philanthropic endeavors.
From the beginning, Mandera was committed to helping those in the community. He also founded Custom Cares Charities which is dedicated to helping others. With his military background, Mandera supports the Illinois State Crime Commision, which helps veterans. He knows what obstacles that can discourage veterans, so he funds those charities (http://perrymandera.strikingly.com/). Along with veterans, Perry Mandera has supported local programs that focus on children. Jessie White Tumblers is one of those programs that Mandera supports. The Tumblers is an inner city, afterschool program, that fosters growth and development for children ages 6-16. Along with big donations, Mandera utilized his trucks to deliver supplies to storm victims. Mandera takes every opportunity to make a big impact on his community.
Perry Mandera’s philanthropic efforts are well known in the community, and many organizations have bestowed honors on Perry Mandera. Namely, Illinois Crime Commision awarded Perry Mandera the “Bishop Sheils Award in 2010”, “Citizen of the Year Award in 2011”, and “The President’s Award in 2013”. Perry Mandera dedicated time, energy and resources to his fellow citizen unselfishly.