Lending a hand is holy, sacred and by far, the best thing that a person can ever do for a fellow human. In the history of human evolution, people have been helping others succeed in life. Taking a closer look at the life and times of David Rockefeller depicts a man with a passion to uplift society and the world as a whole. In the same way, dick DeVos is the modern day David Rockefeller having inspired change in all aspects of life. The full-time philanthropist and entrepreneur is by far the best man to have ever roamed this planet. Coming from a wealthy family of givers, Dick has since day one gotten nurtured in an environment of helping others.
With the assistance of his long time partner and sweet heart, Betsy DeVos, Dick has been incredibly passionate about reforming the education sector of America. In his day, Dick has advocated for the use of the charter system of education. Also, Dick has helped transform learning in America by introducing motions that seek to encourage students to enroll in schools that are not in their respective zip codes. Working closely with Betsy DeVos, the duo has set up the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation that through its time has been able to give close to &139 million in philanthropy. As a team, Betsy and Dick have re-invented leadership in the United States of America, politics, as well as Art and Culture.
As a billionaire, Dick DeVos has never taken pride in seeing others suffer. To this end, he has used his every pint of energy to cause a change in society, by mainly helping children from low-income families reach their full potential.
As the President of The Windquest Group, Dick has found a way of sparing time for philanthropy. Mr. Dick is also renowned for being the Founder and Chairman of the West Michigan Aviation Academy, an institution he created in 2010. With Dick DeVos being the busy man he has been known to be, he also actively participated in the affairs of corporations like the Grand Action Committee, Willow Creek Association, and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Between 1984 and 2010, Dick DeVos used to work for the Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan, The Thunderbird School of International Management, Amway Corporation, Orlando Magic, and Amway International. With only a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Northwood University, Dick DeVos has done it all.
Today, Dick DeVos is one happy man having witnessed students graduating from some of the charter schools in Kent and Ottawa Counties that he helped empower. Through time, Dick DeVos has been able to inspire his four children to follow in his footsteps. Dick is, therefore, the best father, husband, and mentor that anyone can ever wish to have.