Marine Expert, Philanthropist and Investor- Perry Mandera

Perry Mandera is a former U.S Marine Official who during a recent interview confessed how he sleeps for only three to four hours. After his graduation from high school, Perry Mandera got an opportunity to join the U.S Marine Corps Reserve in 1975. While in the marine industry, Perry learned a skill that would help in the future. Perry was a truck driver. After his honorable discharge from the marine department, he went back to continue with his normal life in Chicago. Perry began his involvement in various transport companies at the age of 23 years. In 1980 Perry Mandera established his transport firm which he later sold in 1985.


After his early retirement from the marine industry, Mr. Mandera also got involved in politics. Perry Mandera was elected the Republican Ward Committeeman in Chicago for the 26th ward a position he held for four years. Perry kept a record of being the youngest person to be selected in the political situation in Chicago. After he left the political position, Perry began Custom Cares Inc in 1986. The organization has been serving a wide range of clients ranging from family businesses to fortune 100 corporations. It is estimated that Custom Cares Inc has annual revenue of about $200 million and has employed a significant number of individuals. Ever since the inception of the organization, it has expanded, and they do not only operate from their Headquarters in Northlake, Illinois, but they also have other offices located across the United States of America.


Custom Cares can be described as a full-service transport company and delivers a broad range of services from truckload, both domestic and international air freight forwarding services, local cartage, contract cartage, to LTL services. The transport firm was named among the Top 100 Transportation Services of Millennium by Illinois Tracking Association. Perry Mandera is not only a business person, nor a marine expert but he is also a contributor to the society. Mr. Perry supports several charitable organizations that serve the young generation in Chicago. Perry also supports marine veterans as well as cancer cures and prevention organizations. Perry Mandera is married and has two children. He is dedicated to change his community, Chicago.