Dick DeVos is a businessman who is known for not only his time at Amway Corporation, but is also known for the numerous donations that he has made to worthy charities across the country that have the end goal of improving communities along within the lives of individuals. Dick DeVos is the son of Richard DeVos, the creator as well as the founder of Amway Corporation. Amway Corporation is an international company that was built several decades ago and has helped to provide household goods to individuals across the four corners of the world that are both inexpensive as well as of high quality. Richard DeVos built the company several decades ago when Dick DeVos was a small boy and has encouraged Dick DeVos to pursue business. Even at a young age, Dick DeVos knew that he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his father and worked hard to become not only a part of the company, but also a leader of the company.
Dick DeVos has always had a love for business and enjoyed spending time with his father at a young age. Dick DeVos often looks back on the privilege that he had to be able to watch Amway Corporation be built from the ground up. Dick DeVos remembers when the headquarters of the company was in the basement of the DeVos family home and when many of his family members would visit. Dick DeVos has fond memories of playing and working with his brother in the different offices of the company to help the company where they could.
It was not until Dick DeVos received his undergraduate degree in economics that Dick DeVos was able to join Amway Corporation as an official employee. Dick DeVos demonstrated his talent and his passion for business and was able to continue growing the company as well as the family legacy. Throughout the years, Dick DeVos has not only followed his father in regards to the business aspect, but has also become as generous as his father when it comes to charitable donations. Dick DeVos has given millions of dollars to communities to help spur economic growth and to improve lives.
One of the initiatives that Dick DeVos is the most passionate about is the education initiative. Dick DeVos believes that education is the key to help spur economic growth and believes that every individual should have the opportunity to receive a higher level of education. For future plans, Dick DeVos will continue to be generous with his donations and will continue to make sure that schools are built and that scholarships are offered to students that show their merit. Dick DeVos soon hopes that everyone will have the opportunity to go to college.