CORT’s assistant district general manager in San Francisco, Roger Bonte, joined the United States Army in 1986, because he had a sense of service for his country that was instilled by his parents at a young age. Roger’s parents experienced the atrocities of WWII firsthand and shared many stories about the tough times they endured. In fact, Roger’s father was held in a Japanese POW Camp for three and a half years, and his mother lived in the Netherlands when it was occupied by the Nazis.
The youngest of seven brothers and sisters, CORT CRM Manager, Kevin Hughes, grew up in Northern Kentucky. Shortly after graduating from high school, Kevin found himself in a very deep conversation with his eldest brother, Alan, about what he should do with his life.
CORT District General Manager (DGM) Debbie Borrello was born and raised in New Orleans. Like most natives of the “Big Easy,” if you are fortunate to be born there, you never leave. After attending one semester of college in 1983, Debbie decided to join the Navy on a GI plan to attend college at a later time in her life.
For more than 41 years, CORT has been committed to honoring and supporting our military heroes and their families for their service. To honor and celebrate those who have sacrificed
CORT’s District General Manager (DGM) Brandon Carta may have departed the military many years ago but, according to him, it is and will continue to be a big part of who he is as a person and business leader.
Brandon had his first calling to join the military during the US and Iraq conflict known as “Desert Storm.” However, he also admired his late grandfather for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II and has always considered him his biggest hero.