From an early age, Betsy sought to find innovative solutions to the problems facing humanity. Even today, despite being the wife of Dick Devos, Betsy remains enthusiastic as she was many years ago. She is currently the chairman of the Windquest group. This is a privately held company that specializes in investments in technology as well as in manufacturing and clean energy. Betsy is also the chairman of an organization called Dick and Betsy family foundation. In an interview, Betsy noted that she is currently optimistic about the state of education in the United States. Betsy was challenged to enter into educational matters as she had children who were schooling at that given moment. Betsy is well known for her role as the leading advocate in the educational choice movement. She is currently the chairman of American Federation for children; she is also the chairman of the Alliance for school choice.
Dick DeVos, on the other hand, is the son of Richard Devos. Dick was born in 1955. Dick Devos is married to Elizabeth (Betsy) and together they have four children, Elissa, Andrea, Rick and Ryan. DeVos’ father was the co-founder of Amway Corporation. He began working for this company in the year 1974 and has held the different position since then. He became the vice president in 1984 being in charge of 18 countries as a way of gaining experience. However, in 1989, he left the firm to follow his dreams, and he founded the Windquest group. In 1991, Devos was appointed by his father to be in charge of Orlando Magic Basketball franchise. In 2006, he unsuccessfully spent $40 million in the quest for the governor seat in the state of Michigan. The seat was won by Jennifer Granholm.
Dick Devos and his family are respected across the United States for their philanthropy and generous giving. Having made a lot of wealth over the years, the Devos family decided to give back to the community. Devos is known as a leader who helps many people in the local community. His greatest philanthropic activity is the foundation of the Educational Freedom. This is an organization that deals with underprivileged children from the state of Michigan. He plays a major role in educating these children by helping raise fees for their studies.