Posted On: January 2018
When Randy Hildebrandt was growing up in Austin, Texas, all he ever thought about was becoming a major league baseball player. His idol was Ryan Nolan who played for the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers. The pitcher’s style and performance made an impression on Randy. By the time Ryan Nolan retired, he had 5,714 strike-outs, which was something that Randy not only hoped to accomplish but also exceed. The accomplishments of Nolan Ryan made him dream big. Randy began to follow that dream.
USHEALTH Group’s President and CEO Troy McQuagge is leading the company’s role in assisting people within the community after initiating the Helping Other People Everyday (HOPE) program.
Perry Mandera is the founder of Custom Cares Charities, a charitable organization dedicated to the transportation industry. Custom Cares Charities follows the directives of Perry Mandera, a man constantly striving to help other people. Mandera is an entrepreneur who cares about his wife and children along with the church he faithfully attends. In addition, he is an avid sports fan and a proud member of the United States Marines Corps Reserve. In addition, he serves on the Illinois Trucking Association (ITA) Board of Directors. Perry attended high school in Chicago and graduated in 1975. He joined the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he was assigned to the motor pool (Bloomberg). While performing his duties in the motor pool, he learned how to drive a truck. When he returned to civilian life after he received an honorable discharge, Perry worked for a few different transportation companies and in 1980, he started his own business and then sold it in 1985. His interest in politics led him to serve as the Republican ward committeeman for the 26th Ward in Chicago from 1984-1988. Perry was the youngest person who had ever been elected as a Republican ward committeeman.
Dr. Mark McKenna is an entrepreneur, medical doctor, as well as a successful real estate mogul. He attended medical school at Tulane University, practicing medicine in a family venture for a short time after graduation from medical school. The problem was, no matter how passionate one is about medicine, it is hard to make a successful career in the field these days, and this lead him to pursue different endeavors for a time.