One of the most influential families within the United States is the DeVos family, a family that is not only known for their many generous contributions to deserving organizations and foundations across the country, but also a family that has put a lot of time and effort in creating an education initiative to improve the system of education within the United States. The DeVos family is a rich and powerful family that gained their wealthy through hard work. The leader of the family is Richard DeVos, an individual who built the family company from the bottom up and an individual who still continues to be a part of the company even after six decades of hard work.
The company of the DeVos family is known as Amway Corporation, an international business that has a net worth of billions of dollars. Amway Corporation specifically specializes in the sales of household products to many countries outside of the United States. Though Richard DeVos has built and maintained the company, his son has continued to play a major role in growing the company for the future. this individual is Dick DeVos, a hard work man as well as an individual with a business savvy mind and a passion for economics.
Even as a young boy, Dick DeVos knew that he wanted to become a businessman and to follow in the footsteps of his father. Dick DeVos has always associated business with fond memories of growing up where he and his father would spend much time together in the office that was located in the basement of his family home. Dick DeVos even has fond memories of playing with his brother in the office as well as helping out where he could help out. Even before high school, Dick and his brother filed papers or ran errands for employees of the company.
While growing up, Dick DeVos grew an appreciation for business and decided to become a businessman even before high school. By his high school graduation, Dick DeVos was ready to join the business and was ready to help his family business grow in order to also grow the family legacy. In present day, the passion that Dick DeVos has for business has not gone away. With over four decades of business experience, Dick DeVos continues to be a part of the family company and even served as the CEO of the company for a while.