Dick DeVos has been a well known business figure in Michigan for a number of years after playing a prominent role in the DeVos owned AmWay Group. Since leaving his role as President of AmWay in 2002, Dick DeVos and wife Betsy have been largely known for their role as philanthropists; however, the couple have been building a business empire of their own using the Windquest Holdings Group funded by the personal fortune of Dick DeVos to add new business opportunities to their investment company. MLive reports the latest acquisition for Dick and Betsy DeVos is the Coppercraft Distillery of Holland Township, Michigan, which has been a success for Michigan since being established in 2013.
Dick DeVos has built a strong business reputation through his work in many different areas of the DeVos family business empire. The career of DeVos began with his working in different areas of the AmWay Group to gain business experience before he was given a leadership role in the 1980s with the group; initial successes led to Dick DeVos being given a role heading the Orlando Magic NBA franchise the DeVos family purchased in the 1990s. DeVos later returned to the AmWay Group as President and led the company through a successful period of expansion and profit. http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2010/09/amway_heir_dick_and_betsy_devo.html
Dick and Betsy DeVos have continued the tradition of the DeVos family working hard to provide charitable assistance to the people of Michigan and the greater world. The areas of interest for Dick and Betsy include education, which has been a major source of funding from their personal foundation that specializes in creating charter schools. To aid the people of the world as a whole the Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation has also established scholarships for students looking to achieve a master’s level education within developing countries. Learn more about the foundation by visiting their website here >> http://www.dbdvfoundation.org
The development of Michigan has always played an important role in the life of Dick DeVos, who still lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
DeVos is looking to expand the customer base of the Coppercraft Distillery that supplies liquor to more than 100 customers across the state of Michigan. Working alongside Coppercraft founder Walter Catton III the expansion of the distillery will see an investment in craft beers and wines to improve the range of products available for customers. The transference of the liquor license to Windquest Holdings has begun as the first step in Dick DeVos investing in the company.