Perry Mandera is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who serves people in the transportation industry. He is the founder of The Custom Companies, Inc., which was founded in 1986. Perry Mandera´s company has earned its stripes by serving small businesses, Fortune 100 companies, and entrepreneurs, and he has over 300 people working for him. The Custom Companies offers many different transportation services and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company also has a location in Los Angeles, where it serves people and companies on the west coast.
Perry Mandera created the Custom Cares Charities to help as many people as he possibly can. He has always wanted to be able to give back to his community and the world and has donated a lot of money to various nonprofits and charitable organizations. Mandera likes to work with organizations that help young individuals and veterans. A lot of his giving has also gone towards fighting cancer. In 2013, he was a part of efforts to help Washington, Illinois residents who had suffered through a tornado. Thanks to him, many people received the supplies and transportation they needed during one of the most trying times of their lives.
During Hurricane Katrina, Perry Mandera instructed his company to transport truckloads of food and important supplies to families who were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. The Custom Cares Charities was also a part of efforts to help people who were hit by the wildfires in California (WordPress).
Mandera loves to give people what they need during the Holiday Season and has donated plenty to children and other people who are in the greatest of need during these times. In total, his charitable organization has sponsored over 100 programs that work with young students.
Perry Mandera served as a US Marine and is also a member of the board of directors for the Illinois Trucking Association (ITA). While in the Marines, he served in the motor pool, and this is where he realized the importance of transportation. Mandera also has the distinction of serving as the youngest ever Republican ward committeeman for the 26th Ward in Chicago.