As an entrepreneur and businessman who travels a lot for his job and his personal life, Sergey Petrossov knew that there had to be a better way to book charter jets than the system that was in place at the time. From the first time that he took a private plane, he identified many different issues that needed to be addressed and put his mind to provide a solution to them. This is how his company JetSmarter was founded in 2012. Sergey Petrossov is not only the founder of the business, but he is also its CEO and Chairman.
Essentially, JetSmarter works a lot like Uber but for traveling by plane instead of by car. Sergey Petrossov used the development team that had worked with him on other projects along with his own capital to create JetSmarter. The JetSmarter app allows people who are wanting to fly by private plane to make the process much less tedious than it had been before. While the app for the company was only available to a small audience at first, in March 2013 it launched to the public after they connected with more partners and raised more capital for the project.
The University of Florida graduate studied finance and business administration before earning his bachelor’s degree. Originally, Sergey Petrossov lived in Russia before his family made the decision to move to the United States when he was still a young child. Like many immigrants, he was shown the value of hard work and became committed to making himself a success. He has been recognized multiple times for his work in the business world by magazines such as Forbes where he was named one of the 30 Under 30 in 2016. JetSmarter is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida but has offices in several different countries.
There are numerous charities in the world, serving various communities. They are aimed at giving back to the less fortunate and helping the ones in need, such as cancer patients, people with disabilities, and children. There are numerous CEOs and Executive Officers of different companies and Non-Profit organizations, respectively, that take on the aforementioned projects, but not quite like Perry Mandera. Perry Mandera, of Chicago, IL, is the Founder and CEO of Custom Companies, Inc (Customcares). He is also the Founder of Custom Care Charities, through which a number of other organizations that target specific demographics (i.e. children, underprivileged, illnesses, etc.) receive funding and support. Well-known in the state of Illinois for his charitable spirit, Perry Mandera is no stranger to sacrificing his time for the greater good of others (http://releasefact.com/2018/01/perry-mandera-community-support/).
Throughout his life, Perry Mandera has served in the Marine Corps Reserves as a truck driver, as well as a committeeman for the Republican Party in Chicago. Mandera has also owned a number of businesses and has also sold quite a few. The main genre of business that Mandera is known for are his transportation companies, which can be linked back to his days as a truck driver in the Marine Corps Reserves. It is through these companies that Perry Mandera has prospered the most, to the point of being dubbed one of the “Top 100 American Transportation Executives of the Millennium”. However, the most good has been done through his Custom Cares Charities, which has given its support to organizations such as: MADD, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the ALS Foundation, the National MS Society, and a host of others. Perry Mandera has definitely performed his fair share of charitable donations and sponsorship for the community, and can definitely serve as an example for others, no only in Chicago, but across the globe.