Category Archives: Education

What we need to know about Dick DeVos

For Dick DeVos, aviation is something that comes naturally to him, although many don’t realize how much of a role it has played in his life. He became a pilot when he was young, and he co-founded a pilot training school on the grounds of his hometown airport, Gerald R. Ford International. In addition, he […]

David Zalik grows GreenSky Credit into major source of consumer financing

The U.S. economy has more than 70 percent of its total output wrapped up in consumer spending. The fact that consumer spending has continued to grow over the last 10 years, despite stagnating wages and overall declining job participation and job quality, can be partially attributed to the financial innovations that have taken place in […]

Dick and Betsy DeVos: promoters of change in and outside of Michigan

Dick and Betsy DeVos are Michigan born philanthropists and political activists. Not only have they helped transform the city of Grand Rapids, they have helped enact policy changes in health services and the education system in and outside of Michigan. Dick DeVos is heir to the Amway Corporation co-founded by his father. Also an heir […]