Dick DeVos has an extensive work experience and a long resume that is full of accomplishments, achievements, among many awards that have all recognized this individual for being an excellent member of the business community as well as an innovator who has been able to inspire countless customers as well as employees to be the best that they can be. Dick DeVos has had a long career working at Amway Corporation, the family business that his father, Richard DeVos, built from the ground up. Dick DeVos has over four decades of experience within the world of business and has exceed his expectations and has truly made his father as well as the rest of his family proud.
Dick DeVos started working in the world of business long before a formal education. Before even attending college, Dick DeVos continued to hangout in the office of his family as he watched the business of Amway Corporation continue to grow and continue to expand into an international company that made international sales. It was not until Dick DeVos graduated with a degree in economics that he became a true member of the Amway Corporation family and was able to work his way up through the ranks to eventually become the CEO of the company. Though Dick DeVos shared the family name, his determination as well as his hard work were all of his own doing.
Dick DeVos joined the company at the lowest rank and was able to rise through the ranks by the fact that he was a hard worker and that he continued to demonstrate exceptional leadership. Dick DeVos created a name for himself in his own right that continues to be remembered. When reading up on Dick DeVos, I was taken aback by not only his success story, but also his humbleness, despite the fact that he came from wealthy means. From reading, Dick DeVos has worked hard in order to distinguish himself as a name that is more than the name of the DeVos family.
Dick DeVos has worked hard to make his father proud and to build on the legacy of the family name. In addition to his success within the world of business, Dick DeVos has also become a prominent philanthropist who has created numerous foundations and has put much time as well as effort into making sure that individuals succeed despite their meager means or their current financial status.