Perry Mandera is an award-winning businessman who founded the organization known as Custom Cares Charities. Mandera is very dedicated to giving back to the communities that his company operates in. He attributes his efforts to the love of his family and his church.
Mandera is a self-made success story who graduated from high school in 1975. He served with a truck driving motor pool during his Marine Corps Service. This is when Mandera got his first taste of logistics. He received an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps and immediately set out to make a career for himself in business. Perry began working in transportation when he was 23 years of age. He then decided to start his own business in 1980. The business was successful and sold in 1985.
Perry Mandera launched Custom Companies Inc in 1986. The company has experienced an incredible amount of growth since its inception. It works in partnership with a variety of other businesses that include small organizations and Fortune 500 Enterprises. Custom Companies Inc turns in a 200 million-dollar annual sales number each year. It is based in Northlake Illinois and has affiliate offices spread throughout the nation. Custom Companies Inc is an all in one service provider of logistic services and products.
Perry Mandera has received many accolades for his efforts in business and philanthropy. He was recognized by the Illinois Transportation Association as one of its top 100 Executives of the year in 2000. Mandara now serves as a member of the of the board of directors of the Illinois Transportation Association.
Perry Mandera is a firm believer in community activism and puts the support of his company behind his efforts. He has given his focus to Children’s organizations and Veterans programs. Mandera is also heavily involved with cancer cures research. Perry is a proud member of the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation as well as the Jesse White Tumblers Foundation. He puts the capabilities of his company behind his efforts to support the community. For example, Custom Companies Inc used trucks to get coats to children during the winter in the Chicago area.
Perry Mandera has also played a major role in disaster relief. Custom Companies Inc was directly involved in the repair efforts after a tornado devastated Washington Illinois. The company also delivered 40 truckloads of donated supplies to the Mississippi and Louisiana relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
For more information, visit http://www.customcares.com/charities.html.