Dick DeVos is an American national best known for his role in helping reform the education sector of the United States. Above all, Dick is renowned for being a wealthy businessman, who has a vested interest in matters philanthropy concentrating mainly on leadership, politics, art, and culture. As the devoted husband to Betsy DeVos, the power couple have gone ahead to have four lovely children of which they adore. When Dick puts his mind on something, he goes full throttle. Although Dick DeVos was born from a wealthy family, he has always had the passion for working hard just like any other ordinary person.
At the moment, Dick DeVos actively performs as the President of The Windquest Group, a corporation he joined in 2002. Other institutions that Dick currently works for include the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Spectrum Health System, RDV Corporation, Willow Creek Association, Grand Action Committee, and the West Michigan Aviation Academy that Dick founded in 2010. Before attending to any of the above corporations, Mr. DeVos was once an active member of the duty roster of companies like the Amway (family owned business), the Health Care Foundation, Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan, The Thunderbird School of International Management, Orlando Magic, and Amway International.
In 2006, Dick DeVos tried his luck in being the Governor of Michigan, but unfortunately, life had other plans for the billionaire. At one point in time, Dick was also a member of the Michigan State Board of Education, the Grand Valley State University Board of Control, the Education Freedom Fund, and the “Kids First! Yes!” campaign committee. As an active philanthropist, Dick DeVos in partnership with his wife Betsy has created what is now known as the Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation where Mr. Dick headlines as President. Taking hold of different roles and responsibilities, Dick DeVos has been passionate about delivering quality and value in all the positions that he has so graciously held over the years.
Even at 62 years of age, Dick DeVos is as energetic and resilient as ever. In his role as President of The Windquest Group, Dick has helped the company venture forth into manufacturing and technology. As President, Dick DeVos has significantly advocated for the use alternative energy since it one of the simplest ways of realizing a sustainable environment. By exploiting alternative energy and all its parameters, Dick DeVos has been able to make The Windquest Group more profitable due to a reduction in manufacturing expenses.
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