Dick DeVos and His Will to Give

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Who Is Dick DeVos

Dick DeVos is an individual who has spent years in business. DeVos has had the opportunity to work in an array of positions at companies such as Orlando Magic, Amway and the The Windquest Group. Dick DeVos is serving as president at the Windquest Group at this time, but he does much more than that.

 

Dick DeVos’ Work History

Dick DeVos started his professional career working for Amway. Amway is a family-owned company, and DeVos has memories of working around his family’s business when he was just a young boy; Dick DeVos was able to work in many different positions in the company; eventually, DeVos was able to make it to vice president and then he became president of the company. DeVos became president in 1993, and he left the company in 2002. Amway is an international company that works in more than 50 countries around the world. The company was able to open new markets under Devos’ presidency, and they were also able to greatly increase their international sales because of Dick DeVos’ hard work and dedication to the company’s continued growth.

 

More About Dick DeVos

Dick DeVos later went on to become president and CEO of Orlando Magic in 1991. DeVos greatly enjoyed the privilege of working with the NBA, and he later sold the team in 1994. Apart from being a serial entrepreneur and businessman, Dick DeVos is an individual who is dedicated to community. DeVos and his wife have started a fund to help support education, human rights, and American values. Dick DeVos is also author of the New York Times best-selling book called “Rediscovering American Values.” his book has been translated into seven different languages, and it was published over 10 years ago.

 

News From Mlive

Recently, Mlive did the interview with Dick and Betsy DeVos about their philanthropy over the years. These are two individuals who have gotten a lot of attention. Betsy DeVos was recently named US Education Secretary and together they have donated millions of dollars to charitable contributions. In total, Dick and Betsy DeVos have donated more than hundred and $139 million in philanthropy. In 2015 alone they gave out $11.6 in contributions towards their fund that is called The Dick and Betsy DeVos family Foundation.