Betsy DeVos – Lady Warrior

Those who know Betsy Prince DeVos acknowledge that while she has the manners of a lady, she has a steel core and the tenacity of a street fighter. Growing up in Holland, Michigan, she worked in the auto parts company founded by her father, Edgar Prince. Her husband, Dick DeVos, is from the family that founded Amway.   At Calvin College, the Elisabeth "Betsy" Prince become involved with campus politics and has remained politically active ever since, leading campaigns, party organizations, and political action committees. For six years she served as chairman of the Michigan Republican Party.   Those who have watched Mrs. DeVos grow as former Michigan Republican Party…
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Dick DeVos and Family Among Top Givers to Charities and Noble Causes

It is the people and groups of people that give to those in need, or to noble causes that really make the world a better place. Everyone has heard about wealthy individuals and families who have given away millions – even billions – of dollars to others. No matter how cynical I can sometimes feel, hearing stories of true generosity on a massive scale is sure to bring a smile to my face, and helps to restore my faith in humanity. The DeVos Family has enjoyed much success in the world of business. Perhaps, though, the greatest success that this family has been responsible for has been the philanthropic actions…
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