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All You Should Know About Dick DeVos And His Recent Endorsement Of Charles Rubio.

Dick DeVos is a billionaire investor who resides in Michigan. He is married to Betsy DeVos, a very ambitious woman, and they have been together for over 30 years. Together, they have four children. Their family extends to include a daughter-in-law, two sons-in-law and two granddaughters. Dick DeVos was born in Michigan state. He studied at Forest Hills Public Schools where he graduated and joined Northwood University. In 1974, he began working at Amway Corporation, in this firm he held various executive positions. His breakthrough came in 1984 when she was appointed the Vice President of Amway International. Under his tenure, thus, Corporation became very prosperous and was able to expand further into 18 more countries.

 

Dick bought the Orlando Magic basketball franchise in 1991 and became its President and executive chief officer. Later, in 1993, he was appointed the president of Amway. In this new position, he managed to lead the corporation to make record sales and profit record margins. Currently, Dick DeVos is the co-chairman of Grand Action, an organization that focuses in revitalizing the downtown of Grand Rapids. On top if this, he is a member of the board of the following organizations RDV Corporation, Willow Creek Association, Spectrum Health System among many others. Dick DeVos is a very dedicated sportsman and is has won the National Champion sailor title two times. He also has a passion for flying and he is a qualified jet aircraft and helicopter pilot. Currently, Dick DeVos plays an active management role at The Windquest Group. This is a privately held investment management firm that deals with various projects in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, green-tech and non-profit solutions, it is based in Michigan.

 

Dick DeVos and his wife Betsy, have been active Republicans for a very long time. Betsy has been playing active roles in the Republican party since she was in college. She has also headed the Republican party in Michigan severally. Recently, Dick DeVos came forward and announced that his family will be supporting the Republican presidential aspirant Marco Rubio in the oncoming primaries. He endorsed Marco Rubio as the best candidate so far saying that he had worked with him for a long time, and he knows the type of leader he is. He said that he hopes the American public will consider Marco Rubio as the leader the nation deserves. He also added that for know they are concentrating on helping him win the Republican primaries before they focus on the presidential election.

 

Source.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_DeVos