Dick DeVos is an individual with not only many titles, but also a man with many goals and accomplishments who is recognized as one of the richest, most powerful, as well as one of the most influential individuals in the United States due to not only his success, but also due to his many contributions at the community level that have encouraged prosperity. Dick DeVos is a member of the DeVos family, a family that is known as the owner of Amway Corporation. Amway Corporation is a large company that has grown over the past several decades to become a multi-billion dollar corporation. The products that this company sells are household products that combine both the idea of affordable as well as the idea of quality to the average family around the world.
Dick DeVos became the leader of Amway Corporation as a way to follow in the footsteps of his father, Richard DeVos who was the creator as well as the founder of this company. Dick DeVos has always admired his father and has looked to make sure that his father is proud of him. As a long-term goal, Dick DeVos has looked to make sure that the family legacy of the DeVos name is secured for the future and remains to be a well-respected name.
Dick DeVos is not only a man of business, but is also known to be a man of philanthropy who loves giving back to different communities more than he loves profiting. Dick DeVos has always thought that the key to real success is not to profit excessively, but is instead to make sure that other individuals see the benefits of your success. Dick DeVos has held himself to this goal and has also inspired others to think in a similar manner. With natural leadership and a love for the local communities, there has been nothing that Dick DeVos cannot accomplish.
Of the many initiatives that Dick DeVos is involved in, the education initiative is one of his favorites due to the fact that he believes that the growth of human capital will grow the economy in different local communities and will promote the overall well being of the individual. Thanks to Dick DeVos, many individuals are receiving scholarships to pursue a high level of education that is based upon merit and that is not just based upon how much money a family is willing to pay.