Dick Devos Championing for a Better Community Through Education and Business

Education is most definitely the greatest pillars of every economy. While the US government has put measures in place to ensure that its citizens receive the basic education, it is still not enough. It is for this reason that the DeVos family are doing all in their capacity to ensure that they supplement this, not only in terms of accessibility but also quality. According to a recent interview by Philanthropy Roundtable, the DeVos family is described as an education reform family. Dick and his wife Betsy DeVos have single handedly taken part in a number of educational reforms agenda including commissioning a number of chartered schools and offering full scholarship to the needy children in the community.


The decision to champion educational reforms in America was invoked by many factors including their upbringing. Dick DeVos come from a renowned family in which his parents played a very significant role in the community. On the other hand, Betsy DeVos was bought up by a teacher where she would see first-hand the struggles of the needy children in the community. However the fire to push the education agenda forward was reignited when the couple took their children to school and would see the challenges faced by needy scholars.


Educational reforms aside, Mr. Dick DeVos is a respected business executive who has built his career growing a number of organizations. Mr. DeVos has held various executive roles in organizations such as the NBA’s Orlando Magic, Amway and The Windquest Groups. At Amway Dick DeVos tenure as the president speaks volumes about his leadership abilities. From 1993 to 2002 Mr. DeVos was entirely responsible for the operations of the company in six continents and 50 countries. In his last year as the president he was also able to grow the business sales revenues to $4.5 billion.


After Amway Dick DeVos assumed the presidency and CEO position of Orlando Magic after his family acquired it in 1991. He served there for three years before leaving the business. Currently, Dick is the President of Windquest Group a private company he founded with his wife in 1989. Just like with their charity work, Windquest Group is a solutions-based company and seeks to provide to the best of its abilities solutions around manufacturing, technology and clean energy.


In addition to the above roles, Dick DeVos is a family man and has been married to his wife Betsy DeVos for thirty years with four kids.


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The Connection between Donald Trump, and Hussain Sajwani

The New Year’s dinner that was held to celebrate Trump’s victory as the 45th president of the country was mostly successful. There are, however, a few questions that people have been raising about some of the ranking businessmen who attended the event. Trump mentioned one Hussain Sajwani and stated that he was one of his greatest allies in business and had offered him a sweet business deal that he would, unfortunately, have to turn down. It left many people with one question, who is Hussain Sajwani and what is his connection with Trump. Here are a few things that you may not know about the prominent businessman.


Hussain Sajwani is one of the most successful real estate investors in the Middle East. He owns a company called DAMAC. This group has been in existence for the past three decades, and they have established their network in the Middle East. The firm creates luxury real estate property in cities such as Jeddah, Beirut, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and most recently, London. The DAMAC owner has come a long way in investment. He graduated from the Washington State University and took his first job in GASCO, a company that is under ADNOC. He worked his way to the top and was also saving for his future investment. Learn more: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/company/DAMAC_Properties_Dubai_Co_PJSC-1003015/


The Hussain Sajwani Family has been said to have coordinated the building of a Luxury resort for Donald Trump in the UAE. Trump was expected to be present in the grand opening, but since he was sworn in as the president, he has had to delegate the personal businesses to his son and his son-in-law. Both of them attended the grand opening. There is more to this prominent businessman than just entrepreneurial genius. For instance, he has been involved in some charities both in the UAE and abroad. Learn more: http://www.emirates247.com/news/richest-arabs-youngest-billionaire-wealthiest-family-2016-04-17-1.627434


He was part of a team which delivered water to poor neighborhoods with the assistance of the Red Cross. He has participated in a clothing campaign for refugees of war in Lebanon and many others. Hussain Sajwani is an exemplary businessman, an astute philanthropist and a visionary. He is creating a legacy that will live long after him.