Dick DeVos is a member of the DeVos family, a prominent and well known family that is currently residing in West Michigan and that is known for not only the family owned business that is known as Amway Corporation, but is also known for the family’s constant generosity to organizations as well as foundations across the United States. Dick DeVos is a member of this family and has worked hard to not only maintain the well respected legacy of the DeVos name, but has also worked hard to expand the name and to grow the meaning as to what it means to be a member of the family.
Dick DeVos, like his father, loves business and has worked his entire life to grow businesses. Dick DeVos had the luck of watching the family business grow at an exponential rate from a business that was based in the basement of the family home to a booming business that is integrated within many different countries that has also attracted millions of loyal customers to enjoy the products that are produced. Dick DeVos decided from an early age that he was to follow in his father’s footsteps and grow the name of DeVos. With numerous connections and a great business which includes excellent customer service, this goal has already been accomplished.
Dick DeVos always knew that he wanted to be involved in the world of business. Dick DeVos did not begin to officially contribute to the family company until he had shown his dedication to hard work and towards earning knowledge. Dick DeVos became an official member of Amway Corporation when he earned his degree in economics. After joining the company, Dick DeVos sought out to build on the greatness that his father had already created. In present day, Dick DeVos has over four decades of experience with business.
Dick DeVos is not only a businessman, but is also a well respected philanthropist who has donated millions of dollars to worthy charities with the end goal of improving communities across the United States. Dick DeVos is especially involved in philanthropic activities that involve education. Dick DeVos believes that the key to economic growth is to improve the education system and to build economic capital. Dick DeVos, along with his family members, believe that human capital and the accumulation of knowledge are the best ways to improve the lives all over the world in the long run.