Dick DeVos is a proud member of the DeVos family, a family that is well known in the United States for not being the owners of Amway Corporation, but for also being a family that is dedicated to giving back to the local economies as well as giving opportunities to those that deserve them. Dick DeVos, like his father, is a businessman who is passionate about what he does and who has dedicated decades of his career not only building his family company but, but has also dedicated his career to new and innovative business ventures that have been proven to be successful.
Dick DeVos is a rare individual who has known exactly what he has wanted to do even at an early age in his life. Dick DeVos has always wanted to be a businessman and has proudly followed in the footsteps of his father to become a successful one who has made a name for himself. Even before any formal education, Dick DeVos was a part of the family business and helped the business where he could whether it was running errands, filing papers, or even giving product descriptions to clients who were looking to become a loyal member of the company.
Dick DeVos has followed in the footsteps of his father in every way. As well as becoming a businessman, Dick DeVos is also a dedicated philanthropist who has not only spent large sums of money, but also much time into helping improve communities as well as helping to boost local economies. One of the initiatives that Dick DeVos is the most interested in is the education initiative. Dick DeVos believes that education for all is the best way to grow the economy as this will create creative jobs and bring individuals out of poverty in the long-run.
In recent news, Betsy DeVos, wife of Dick DeVos, talked about the couple’s philanthropic activities with education and talked about the many organizations and initiatives that the couple not only plans, but has already accomplished. Betsy DeVos, like her husband, agrees that education is a way to improve society and to generate analytical thinking as well as new and creative job opportunities for the future. Dick and Betsy DeVos have not only funded several scholarships across the United States, but have even funded and have helped build schools that will have the long-term benefit of helping individuals in the future.
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