Perry Mandera is a businessman who has been in the trucking and shipping sector for 42 years. He owns a company, The Custom Companies, Inc., which is based in the state of Illinois. His company delivers packages for businesses in the state as well as the rest of the nation.
Before embarking on this career Perry Mandera had served in the Marines for four years. He signed up right out of high school, accomplishing one of his earliest dreams. He says when he served he was responsible for transporting other Marines and supplies to wherever they needed to be. It was in this position that he learned how to be a leader, drive a big truck, and see for himself how shipping can affect a lot of things. He said he really enjoyed the camaraderie of being with other Marines during this phase of his life and he looks back on fondly.
A few years after being back in civilian life Perry Mandera decided to run for political office. He served the 26th ward of Chicago for four years as their Republican Ward Committeeman. He says he worked hard to improve the city during this time of public service. At the time he had just sold his first trucking company and was gearing up start The Custom Companies.
Perry Mandera is a big believer in being charitable with both his time and money. He donates to causes that help the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois. He has also helped out during times of natural disasters such as when Hurricane Katrina walloped Louisiana. He says of particular importance to him is helping children and other veterans of the military services. In addition to giving money he also provides material items such as food and clothing.
In order to achieve all he can professionally Perry Mandera enjoys going to conferences with motivational speakers. He feels they can help people unlock their potential and achieve a lot more professionally. He says in addition to being inspired by their words he also uses his religion as a guide for how he should make decisions both in his business and personal lives.
Graham Edwards is the CEO of Telereal Trillium. The company became a market leader under the leadership of Graham Edwards. He was appointed to head the organization in 2001. Telereal deals in outsourcing property and in investment. Mr. Graham Edwards was at the center of the negotiations that led to the successful acquisition of Trillium. The deal resulted in earnings exceeding 1 billion pounds annually.
Graham Edwards; His Education and Career path
He is a graduate of Cambridge University where he studied Economics. Mr. Graham Edwards also served as a fund manager with Merrill Lynch Investment. He is a well-known philanthropist and investor. Graham Edwards has interests in a broad range of investment areas including mining, development of software, real estate among others. Graham Edwards has been noted to actively contribute to the development of his community ventures, even as he serves as the Chief Executive at Telereal. He serves communities both materially and service-wise. He is currently a member of One Voice Europe, British Friends of the Hebrew University, Portland Trust among others. He is a member of the Society of Investment Professionals in the UK and a fellow at of the Institute of Chartered Surveyors in the UK.
Telereal to Trillium, and its Specialties
It was started in 1997 under the Department for Works and Pension. It was a brainchild and venture that involved William pears Ltd in an equal stakes arrangement. The company by the name Telereal Trillium was launched in 2009 following the successful purchase of Trillium. Data shows that 1% of the workforce in the UK is under a Telereal Trillium housing arrangement. The organization manages properties for many government and private agencies including properties of the Department for Works. It is one of UK’s leading property management firms. With a portfolio in excess of 6 billion pounds, Telereal Trillium manages over 8, 000 properties. So far the organization offers a range of services apart from the core property management and investment services. The company also specializes in risk management and cost reduction in business operations. It has its headquarters in Central London. Graham Edwards is proud to be at the helm of an organization that’s growing from better to best.