Paragon Car And Van Rental of Chicago, IL Announces The Retirement Of An Era
on: May 05, 2010, 2:04 am
Joe Bellino respected Chicago businessperson started in the car rental business in
1961, working for Hertz Rent-a-car. This is where he fell in love with the auto
rental business. He later became District Manager of the greater Chicago area and
grew the business successfully. Being an entrepreneur, Bellino later seized an
opportunity to come on board with Courtesy Lease, a privately owned company of Mr.
Joe Lesniak and Mr. Lee Vince. Bellino and managed the company at Paragon’s current
location 2550 N Cicero Avenue. Joe bought out both owners by 1972 and became the
sole owner of Paragon Auto Rental.
From father to sons, Phil started the second generation of Paragon, joining his
father in 1981 and shortly there after managing the business. Three years later,
Brother Michael got his first part-time job at Paragon while still in High School.
By the mid 80’s Michael has signed on full time with the family business as
Paragon’s Office Manager. Both brothers are graduates of York High School, married
and each have two kids, together they run the day-to-day operations as Joe Bellino
announces his full retirement.
Even in today’s economy, Paragon Auto Rental business is booming. “People are still
traveling, for work and vacation and Driving is more economical then flying”. Says
Phil Bellino, “Paragon Auto Rental is the only company in the area that rents vans
in-state and out-of-state including Canada and Mexico. Also, customers know they
never need a coupon or senior discount because EVERYBODY GETS THE BEST PRICE.
Today, Paragon has added a new website at: http://ParagonAutoRental.com and Joe
Bellino is fully retired and living in sunny Florida with his wife (Mom) Mary.
Paragon Car & Van Rental caters to the multiple person trip, vacation, moving, music
gigs and discount car and all size van rentals. Renting for the day, week or month
in state and out of state including Mexico and Canada. You will speak directly with
our owners, Phil and Mike Bellino, who will find you the perfect car and price for
all of your car rental needs.
Michael Bellino (773) 622-7660 e: Info@ParagonAutoRental.com,
PAMagnuson PineManor401.com (773) 307-2128 e: PineManor@wideopenwest.com
Paragon Car and Van Rental
2550 N Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 7. 60639