Of the many businessmen as well as philanthropists that are located within the United States and have helped local communities grow and have encouraged economic growth, one individual in particular stands out due to the contributions that he has made in both time as well as in regards to generous donations. This individual is Dick DeVos, a member of the prominent DeVos family, a family that has an expanding legacy due to not only their multi-billion dollar family business, but also due to the generous donations that are constantly made to deserving organizations all across the United States. The DeVos family is a family that believes that a successful family is not defined by wealth, but is defined by the amount that is given to help others. The DeVos family is a family that encourages opportunities and wants to provide many opportunities to individuals all over the United States.
Dick DeVos is not only a member of the family business that is known as Amway Corporation, but is also a dedicated worker who has worked hard to lead the company to advance and to continue to be a growing legacy. Dick DeVos has dedicated over 40 years of his career to Amway Corporation and has been lucky enough to watch Amway Corporation grow from just an idea into an international business. Dick DeVos possesses natural leadership which inspires individuals to not only work well with Dick DeVos, but to also truly feel like they are a part of the company.
As a businessman who has found success, Dick DeVos wants to make sure that others across the United States see the benefits of his success and are able to gain opportunities. As a result, Dick DeVos is a dedicated philanthropist who is especially dedicated to giving back to the education initiative. Dick DeVos believes that an education system should be based around merit and not based upon the amount of money that a family is able to contribute for the higher education of their child. As a hard worker himself, Dick DeVos continues to push for education initiatives to offer excellent opportunities.
Dick DeVos and his wife, Betsy DeVos have given a calculated total of $139 to countless organizations that help improve the local economies and boost economic growth. Dick and Betsy DeVos have not only given money in order to create scholarships, but have even gone as far to fund the building of excellent schools and thrive in present day. The goal of Dick DeVos has always been to follow in the footsteps of his father and to make sure that he is the best that he can be. Dick DeVos’ goal to expand the family legacy has been accomplished.