Category Archives: Philantrophy

Dick DeVos Makes Given A Regular Event

There are many people in the world who need help. The amount of help varies from person to person, but people need help for a wide variety of reasons. While there are a lot of people who need help, the number of places that people can go to receive help becomes smaller over the years. One of the ways that people have always been able to receive help to some degree has been through the generous contributions of people. Both through money and time, there are people who give to help others.

The amount that is given by people covers a range from a few dollars to literally millions of dollars. The amount is not the primary concern regarding most of the people who give. The given is the main concern. The desire to help other people in need is what drives most people to give whatever they give. Although the amount of money given to help others should never be the primary reason for recognizing contributions, there are some people who give amounts that naturally draw attention.

An individual who has shown a willingness to give large sums of money to causes is Dick DeVos. A Philanthropist who is known around the world for his giving, Dick DeVos has given of his money and time for many years. The total amount of Dick DeVos financial contributions to various charities, organizations, and individuals is more than 139 million dollars. The contributions provided by Dick DeVos have gone to many different types of causes, charities, and organizations over the years.

Along with his wife Betsy DeVos, they have helped thousands of people. The couple has certain causes, charities, and organizations that are close to their hearts, but they do not just concentrate on those regarding contributions. Dick DeVos and Betsy DeVos give where there is a need. The couple has been instrumental in helping the communities where they live and the surrounding areas. They have helped to build schools, hospitals, convention centers, and other buildings.

Dick DeVos has made a huge impact in the giving community. He believes in helping others and is willing to share the things that he has with others. Dick DeVos professional career has been very successful. He is a successful executive who has made a name for himself in the business community. He has held executive positions in companies such as Amway and the Orlando Magic. In addition, he is the current President of the Windquest Group.

I feel that Dick DeVos is someone who has made a difference in the communities where he lives and beyond. The amount of money that he has contributed to various charities, causes, and organizations is substantial. However, the heart that he has shown over the years to give that amount of money is more impressive than the actual dollar amount.

Dick DeVos Announces The Hiring Of Phil Dolci

Billionaire businessman Dick DeVos has hired Phil Dolci, 48, to head the Stowe Company, part of the Windquest Group. The Holland-based corporation is the manufacturer of custom storage units and home modular systems. Dolci will replace Fred Newman, who is retiring at the end of this year. The highly-successful Stowe Company operates under the Amway umbrella, the global corporation that was founded in 1959 by family patriarch, Richard DeVos.

Dolci is a proven leader with more than 23 years in the consumer manufacturing and marketing industry. He previously served as CEO for Cincinnati-based sports shooting manufacturer, Crosman Corporation. “We are ecstatic with the hiring of Phil Dolci. He brings more than 2 decades experience to the table,” said Dick DeVos. “We thank Frank for his decades of leadership, and he will continue on as a member of our board of advisors.”

Dolci has worked for a number of high-profile outfits including ConAgra, U.S. Playing Cards, Dean Foods and Kraft Foods. He attended the University of Chicago and received an MBA from Northwestern. The Stow Company employs 280 people in the Holland and Indianapolis manufacturing facilities. There is no information regarding yearly revenue of this privately-held company.

The Stow Company has been in business since 1984. With the recent expansion, the facility is now a 200,000 square foot operation. The company’s custom home organization solutions are sold under Easy Track, Distinctive Wine Cellars, Home ORG Custom Solutions and Easy Closets. The Windquest Group have acquired at least 12 additional companies.

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