Perry Mandera is a prominent Chicago executive, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Mr. Mandera is the founder of The Custom Companies, Inc., located in Northlake, Illinois and throughout the U.S. The Custom Companies provides varied services in the transportation industry. Custom Companies foundation is to bring dignity to the Chicago community by providing honest full-time work to supply many types of organizations, small businesses, and large corporations with logistical products and services. To aid in offering these transportation dispensations, Custom Companies manages a warehouse and distribution facility for local and international customs.
The Custom Companies, Inc., is just a small entrepreneurial example of Perry Mandera’s successful career in helping his fellow man. Perry Mandera has over 30 years of experience in the transportation industry. He is an active board member of the Illinois Trucking Association where he is working diligently in securing political action against the expensive license plate taxes imposed upon Chicago truck owners. The taxes gravely affect heavy commercial truckers and creates an adverse counterbalance on transportation company owners bottom-line.
As a community leader for the Chicago area, Perry Mandera works with the Illinois State Crime Commission (“ISCC”)and the Police Athletic League to find ways to curb the violence that are prominent in the local Illinois neighborhoods. In addition to following the data on juvenile felonies, drugs, and gang activity, Mr. Mandera addresses these concerns with his company and the ISCC by providing free programs and seeking to change the laws to further control domestic violence, the sex trade, and drug abuse.
The crime-free work methodologies that are being accomplished by Perry Mandera, his corporate partnerships, the law enforcement community, and local neighborhood organizations is being emulated by other communities around the country. Perry Mandera has further married his community endeavors with The Custom Company by founding the Custom Care Charities an organization designed to support and give aid to charities whose mission it is to give back to state-wide communities.
Mr. Mandera has been helping people his whole life. He has donated money, resources, and transportation services to natural disaster victims of Hurricane Katrina, victims from the California wildfires, and the 2013 victims from the devastating tornado of Washington, Illinois.