Dick DeVos is a man richly blessed with money, the amount of wealth that many of us would desire to have. Although some of the property he possesses today recently belonged to his father, Dick has also worked hard to build an empire for himself. His success has been a product of hard work coupled with the support he gets from his wife, Betsy DeVos, and their children. Also, Dick has a stout education background that makes him extremely productive in the corporate world.
At present, Mr. DeVos holds a degree in Bachelor of business. In his lifetime, Dick has been able to work for many high-profile companies. They include the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Willow Creek Association, Grand Action Committee, West Michigan Aviation Academy, Windquest Group and Amway Corporation. Capacities he has served in are as a member of the board of directors, vice-chairman, co-chairman, founder, chairman, and president.
Despite his deep interest in business, the desire to help others still runs deep within his veins. For a very long time, it has been his wish to help people living in poverty make a life for themselves. To achieve a long-term solution, Dick decided to chip in some significant funds; donations meant to improve the standard of education within some selected schools in America. Dick’s donations mainly go to school facilities within the United States of America that offer technical training to children from low-income families.
Besides, Dick has a vested interest in the leadership of the United States of America. It is his central belief that for the American nation to prosper, it ought to be controlled by academic and responsible leaders. As a way of achieving the above, Mr. DeVos has been initiating long lasting partnerships with Christian schools around the country so that they can train the young people on how to lead systems in a fundamental and dignified way. Monetary grants are also given to these institutions so as to facilitate their normal operations.
The DeVos family line has had an involvement in national politics for a long time, a custom that Dick follows to date. As a result, Dick DeVos has used his deep pockets to sponsor campaigns for his favorite Republican Party candidates. He also at one point in time worked in the capacity of finance chairman for the Republican National Committee. In 2006, Dick contested to be the governor of Michigan. He is also a man who has extended his charity in improving art and healthcare. Mr. DeVos uses his wealth and influence to see to it that human life is alleviated. It will be his joy after the achievement of equality in health and education in all of America.