Perry Mandera is a philanthropist and helps out communities. Mandera serves in the USMC reserves and holds elected office. Perry Mandera gives to the community and has a real feel for community spirit– he has a former career as a truck driver and feels this has helped him in his community and to stay grounded. After an honorable discharged from the Marines, he returned to civilian life and worked on his skills- he founded his own business and then sold it.
Mandera also made his business into a Fortune 500 company – and also ran for office in 1984, as a Republican in Chicago Ward. He has donated food supplies to Louisiana and Mississipi for Hurricane Katrina relief and he supplies to wildfire victims- this would be helpful to the Holidays. Mandera personally coached football and baseball teams and also been active in the community. He also understands it important to help veterans any way possible. He was married in 1989 and remains integral to the community.
Regarding his status as Republican ward, he was the youngest person elected to that position in 2005. Custom Companies Inc. was stated by Mandera- and he has helped established this position (behance.net). Fortune 100 corporations and others have worked with Mandera. Mandera has really helped manage sporting competitions in the past also. He has gotten awards from competitions like the Illinois Crime Commission and is also a member of the Illinois Trucking Association – a board member in fact.
He is a member of the Jessie White Foundation Board is active in other associations. He ended up selling his own business in 1985. He also worked on the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation and the Jessie White Tumblers. And provided transportation to 6500 to needy Children in the Chicago area. He also provided to victims of the tornado that hit Washington, IL.