Perry Mandera is a business man who has made his name in the transportation business. He is the founder of The Customs Company. Perry Mandera is a Chicago native, and he joined the US Marines shortly after graduating from high school. He served in the Marine’s motor pool where he gained his first experience in the transportation business (http://perrymandera.strikingly.com/).
Perry Mandera worked for a number of trucking companies following his discharge from the Marines. He created his own transportation company in 1980 at the age of twenty-three. He sold the company for a large profit after running it for five years.
Perry Mandera created The Customs Company a year after he sold his first business. The Customs Company has since grown into a major transportation and trucking company. The Customs Company owns its own trucks, warehouses, and is skilled at moving cargo across boarders. The Customs Company specializes in providing trucking services to entire companies. They do this by bringing the experience and technology needed to keep track of trucks and deliveries while transporting large number of products to multiple locations.
Perry Mandera has a long been involved in both politics and charity. He was elected a Republican Committeeman right after he sold his first company. He has been involved in both national and local politics ever since. He has donated large amounts of money to charity with a focus on children and youth organizations. Perry Mandra also donates money to cancer research and clothing for the poor. His company has sponsored over a hundred youth sports teams. Perry Mandera is involved in preventing crimes, poverty, and he is a supporter of the Illinois State Crime Commission. This is an organization that works to reduce youth crimes while supporting police officers. This includes such things as an officers athletics program that seeks to encourage physical and mental fitness in officers (Releasefact). The organization also trains officers in the use of martial arts and event security so they can be more effective at their jobs. Perry Mandera’s charitable work has resulted in him being named citizen of the year in 2011. He received the Bishop Sheil Award in 2010.