Perry Mandera is the founder, owner, President and CEO of The Custom Companies, Inc. in Northlake Illinois. He is a philanthropist, an Entrepreneur, and a mentor to his community. Through his dedication to his career as well as his community he has catapulted to the forefront of the global transportation arena.
Perry Mandera has a highly respected transportation background that aides in his success story as well as his willingness to contribute to his community. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserves which started his love of trucking and transportation. Part of his training in the Marine Corp Reserves was geared toward making deliveries to the greater Chicago area. And with this knowledge, In 1986, Perry Mandera started The Custom Companies Inc.
Perry Mandera has immersed himself into providing superior customer service to the clients that he serves, additionally he possesses a highly-respected plan for the way his company runs. The Custom Companies provides a quality pick and pack transportation package that provides a fast and efficient service to his customers.
The One Stop Shop business model provides a hones service to new and existing companies that eliminates the middle man from their shipping needs.
Perry Mandera also contributes by giving back to the community. As a member of the Board of Directors, his company contributes to community organizations such as the Jesse White Tumblers and it’s very own charitable organization Custom Care Charities. Through his contributions he has helped inner-city youth to remain focused on an activity that keeps the children away from gang related activity and provides positive reinforcement. He also serves as an athletic coach.
Through his career Perry Mandera has earned several accolades throughout his career such as the Leonard Schaller Businessman of the Year, and was listed in the top 100 Transportation executives by the Illinois Trucking Association.