Elizabeth is the Name, and Philanthropy is the Game

Elizabeth DeVos, also known as Betsy DeVos, has proven herself as a leader, innovator and advocate philanthropist for numerous causes in the last 35 years. She has worked in education, business, and even politics, primarily. She has fought to remove barriers between culture and race as well as religion and has even enacted change to create environments in which everyone can thrive. She is the former Chairman of the Windquest Group, an investment and management firm in Michigan that is privately held with a diversified service and consumer product portfolio. Betsy was elected Chairman four times for the Michigan Republican Party and has served multiple leadership roles within campaigns, party organizations and PACs or Political Action Committees; her political endeavors today focus on advancing educational causes. Follow Betsy DeVos on twitter.com

A Community Champion As Well? Oh, My!

Betsy Devos has also been active in her community for the same amount of time. She also served as Former Chair Member for the American Federation for children or AFC and the Philanthropy Roundtable as a Board of Directors member and has also served on numerous other national and local boards that have included Art Prize, Foundation for Excellence in Education, American Enterprise Institute, and even her own DeVos Institute for Arts Management that was held from the University of Maryland. DeVos graduated from Holland Christian High School and later received her Bachelor of Arts degree out of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She married fellow entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick DeVos comedy who is also a top community activist of many years. Betsy and Dick have four children and five grandchildren.

You may see all of DeVos’s leadership and board member positions in historical sequence below:

The Windquest Group

Chairman, 1993 – 2016

American Federation for Children

Member, 2008 – 2009

Chairman, 2009 – 2016

Alliance for School Choice

Chairman, 2009 – 2016

Member, Board of Directors, 2004

ArtPrize

Board Member, 2009 – 2016

Philanthropy Roundtable

Board Member, December 2014 – 2016

Foundation for Excellence in Education

Board Member, 2012 – 2016

DeVos Institute for Arts Management

Board Member, 2010 – 2016

Great Lakes Education Project

Chairman, 2001 – 2008

Board Member, 2008 – 2016

The Potter’s House School

Member, Advisory Board, 1994 – 2016

Billionaires Too? God Bless Them

Betsy and Dick are billionaires as well and have traveled the world in efforts to bless as many people as people and enrich multiple cultures with numerous blessings at a time. Much of the DeVos’ charitable giving has gone to support conservative Republican candidates all across the country, a cause most noteworthy and American at the core. Both Betsy and Dick were born in the U.S. and love their country. Check this article from New York Post