Dick DeVos is a man of many talents as well as a man of many connections who has worked hard to not only preserve, but also to grow the family name of DeVos, a name that he wishes to go down in history as a name that is thought alongside with kindness as well as with the idea of generosity. Dick DeVos is a unique individual who has not only worked hard to find success for himself, but has also worked hard to find even more success for his family. Dick DeVos is an individual who always makes sure that his family has input on important decisions when it comes to not only business, but also to philanthropy.
Dick DeVos is the son of Richard DeVos, a multi-billionaire who made his fortune from creating Amway Corporation, an international company that specializes in offering individuals all over the world with unique household products that are affordable as well as of the highest quality. Richard DeVos has told Dick DeVos throughout his childhood that he created the company not just for the money, but also because he loves business and due to the fact that he wanted to offer a product to the consumer that would make their lives easier.
Dick DeVos did not become an official member of Amway Corporation until he had earned his four-year degree in economics. His father made sure that Dick DeVos had earned his position at Amway Corporation and that he demonstrated hard work first. Richard DeVos inspired Dick DeVos to be the best that he could be and to pursue business. Even before any formal education, Dick DeVos knew that he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his father and that he wanted to make his father as well as the rest of his family proud.
With over forty years of formal business experience, Dick DeVos has made sure that communities across the United States have been able to also experience his success and his wealth. Dick DeVos has made sure to fund numerous organizations that all have the sole purpose to growing the economy at the local level and towards improving the well-being for each individual. Dick DeVos and his wife have many more plans when it comes to philanthropy and hope to next improve the education system in the United States to offer high quality education that does not break the bank in the process.