Betsy DeVos is a reformer according to the Philanthropy Magazine issue of spring published in 2013. The young and beautiful Betsy had an interest in campus politics when she was in the university. She remained politically active throughout her career. For over 30 years, Betsy and Dick DeVos have led many political campaigns, meetings, and party organizations. Betsy has also been the chairman of the Michigan Republican Party for six years. According to reports, the reforming nature runs in the blood of Dick DeVos and his family. In 2006, Dick DeVos was nominated the Michigan Republic Governor.
Dick DeVos and Betsy DeVos look for inventive solutions to social issues in businesses. Betsy DeVos serves as the chairperson of a private multi-company called Windquest Group. Windquest Group invests in innovative technology for manufacturing and cleaning energy. Dick DeVos together with Betsy DeVos established the firm in 1989.
Betsy is the chairperson of their foundation called Dick and Betsy Family Foundation. Betsy is a member of several national and local boards including the DeVos Institute of Arts located at the Kennedy Centre, Kids Hope USA, Foundation for Excellence in Education, and Mars Hill Bible. Betsy is a prominent educational advocate geared towards empowering the society. She is also the chairperson of the Alliance for School Choice and the American Federation for Children abbreviated as (AFC).
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During her interview with the Philanthropy Magazine, Mrs. DeVos talked about her educational reforms stating her optimism in the future of education. According to Mrs. DeVos, there are approximately 250,000 students in public funded institutions, in the state of Columbia. Within the previous year, public schools registered an increase by nearly 40,000. Betsy and Dick DeVos started the education reforms after having their school-age children. After visiting the Potter’s House Christian School, which had been active for over 30 years, Dick and Betsy met hardworking parents who were dedicated to making the school environment conducive to their children. The frequent visits to Potter School initiated their current donations and support to other schools.
About Dick DeVos
Dick DeVos is the president of the Windquest Group, West Michigan Aviation Academy, and Grand Action Committee. He attended the Northwood University. Under his leadership, Dick established an affiliate of the companies called Alticor Corporation. According to http://dickdevos.com, he expanded the firm’s operations to over 50 countries and across six continents.