Dick DeVos is an American businessman as well as entrepreneur who has been dedicated to helping his family company of Amway Corporation continue to grow. Amway Corporation was founded by Richard DeVos, the father of Dick DeVos as the result of not only his love for business, but also as a result of Richard DeVos wishing to continue to the DeVos family legacy. Over the past years, thanks to Dick DeVos‘ involvement with the company, the company is now a multi billion dollar company. Dick DeVos has grown his as well as his family’s net wort to equate to around 5.1 billion dollars. Dick DeVos was even featured on Forbes’ magazine as the 67th richest individual in the world. With his immense wealth, Dick DeVos wants to continue spreading wealth to his community.
Dick DeVos and his wife, Betsy are firm believers that success as well as wealth should not be kept for self-interest, but should instead be shared with the entirety of their loved ones. In this particular case, Dick DeVos loves his community that he grew up in Grans Rapids, Michigan. Dick DeVos, over the years has given constant and large donations to organizations in his community that deal with the free market, religious, art, as well as education. Dick DeVos believes that the best way to spread wealth in a community is to raise the overall human capital through education.
Dick DeVos’ love for giving back as well as his love for business has been inherited by his father, an individual that shared the exact same principles. Dick DeVos’ respect for his father is especially noticeable due to his lifelong dedication to the company that started when he was a child. Dick DeVos even demonstrated his dedication to his father’s company when he earned a degree in business management with the intent of helping to build the company even further and to continue spreading the family legacy.
Dick DeVos is not only a businessman, but is also a dedicated philanthropist. Over the years, Dick DeVos has wished to spend more time being involved with philanthropy and has put business aside. In recent news, Dick DeVos has selected his new predecessor which is someone he can specifically depend on. This predecessor is named Phil Dolci and has over 23 years worth of marketing as well as leadership experience. Dick DeVos is excited to watch Phil Dolci begin where he left off.