Dick DeVos is a member of the prominent DeVos family, a family that is not only known for their success in the world of business, but a family that is also known for their generosity and their ability to create and support foundations that all have the same end goal of building communities and creating opportunities for economic growth. Dick DeVos has watched his family grow and prosper and has had the goal of growing the legacy of the family so much that it will be a long-lasting legacy that is respected by all. The DeVos family is the owner of Amway Corporation which is a company that offers household products to households all over the world. What sets this company apart from other companies is the fact that this company works hard to keep the quality high and works hard to make sure that the products are inexpensive. As a result, even the poorest households are able to purchase the high quality products that are sold.
Dick DeVos has had the rare luck of knowing exactly what he has wanted to do ever since he was a young boy. Dick DeVos knew that he wanted to make his father Richard DeVos proud of him and wanted to follow in his footsteps. Though Richard DeVos founded the company that is known as Amway Corporation, he also taught Dick DeVos everything he knows and encouraged him to eventually become the leader of the company. Like his father, Dick DeVos is a natural businessman as well as a natural leader.
Even before any formal education, Dick DeVos knew that he wanted to become a member of the Amway Corporation family. It was not until Dick DeVos had graduated with a degree in economics that he had earned a job at the company. Richard DeVos wanted to teach Dick DeVos the importance of hard work and wanted to make sure that Dick DeVos had the credentials and what it took to be a part of this prestigious company. Over the next 40 years of his career, Dick DeVos climbed the ladder to success.
Within just 10 years of starting his career as a businessman, Dick DeVos was promoted to become of the vice presidents of the company who was specifically put in charge of international sales. With this responsibility, Dick DeVos was able to show not only his fathers, but also his peers his talents for business. Within just ten years of being involved of the company, Dick DeVos was able to grow the international sales so much that it made up over half of the total revenue that the company of Amway Corporation made on an annual basis from both domestic and international.