Dick DeVos is one of the most successful entrepreneurs, and over the past years, he has successfully launched some ventures. Dick was born in 1955 and is also a great American author. Dick acquired his entrepreneurial skills at a very young age when he and his brother used to attend to their employees and visitors at their company which was based in their home. His father was an excellent business man, and he taught them on the basics for conducting a good business while they were still young. Growing up in a business oriented environment, Dick acquired a lot of knowledge on the best strategies to do business, and up to date, he has successfully launched a significant number of ventures in the United States.
Dick has a vast education background, which has also contributed to his successful career. He acquired a bachelor`s degree in business administration from the University of Northwood and later furthered his studies at Harvard University. Dick also received an honorary doctorate from some schools In the United States and is a highly recognized alumnus of the Northwood University. Dick then started his business career at Amway Corporation where he held various positions. Dick later took a role of the vice president of the firm, and through his term of leadership, the company made massive sales that saw it acquire a lot of profits.
DeVos`s excellent leadership skills were one of the leading causes of the tremendous growth of the business, and he has continued to prove his expertise in the industry over past years. Besides, the company also launched some other ventures since he became part of its management and as a result, many people have amended his significant achievements and contributions to the growth of the enterprise. Since then, Dick has worked in some firms including Windquest, Orlando Magic, among others through which he been able to prove his excellent leadership skills as well as managerial skills.
The prolific entrepreneur later ventured into politics in the later years and was elected as a great member of the Michigan state board of education before resigning. Dick then became part of the management of the freedom fund that highly advocated for the upbringing of every child in the united states. He has been involved in some political affairs, and Dicj is currently the president of the foundation that he and his wife launched. He is a great advocator for education and looks forward towards getting every child in school.
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