Businessman and Global Philanthropist Perry Mandera

Perry Mandera is a man with a character full of care and concern for others and his community (Crunchbase). Through his business mindset, Perry has been able to transform the transportation industry, as well as the lives of those who are in desperate need.

Before embarking on his business and transportation journey, Perry Madera was living in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from a public high school in Chicago in 1975. After graduation he immediately joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. While on a tour with the Marine Corps, Perry was assigned the job of driving a truck. He eventually returned to civilian life after he received an Honorable Discharge from the Marine Corps. After working in the Marine Corps, Perry had a stint working for several transportation companies. At twenty three years old, he began his own company in 1980. He later sold the transportation company in 1985.

Perry Mandera began The Custom Companies in February 1986. The Custom Companies, headquarted in Northlake, Illinois, are committed to serving thousands of small businesses ran by families and large Fortune 1oo companies. With offices and agents spread out across metro cites in America, the company is able to be a full time transportation provider. The full service transportation company offers domestic and international flight services, logistic services and products and a warehousing and distribution facility (

Perry Mandera is not only a successful businessman but he also holds the title of philanthropist. He lives by his company’s motto “one call does it all” and is a very charitable man doing many things charity related. He regularly donates money to local charities in the Chicago area. He also donates money and truckloads of food to those affected by natural disasters. For Chicago residents, he always donates to help them celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Perry Mandera is the creator of a successful business empire and an entrepreneur with a heartfelt mission to give to his community. Although the CEO of his company, he remains grounded, humble and dedicated within his company. He never forgets to make time to serve his community with donations and his time.