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Betsy DeVos – Lifelong Contributor and Leader

The name of Betsy DeVos has reached an even higher level of popularity after she was appointed to the position of US Secretary of Education after the US Elections season in 2016. The latest position of Betsy DeVos has brought her further into the field of politics as she has been a strong contributor to a large number of political campaigns in the years before.

Elizabeth Prince comes from a family of millionaires and philanthropists – the Prince Family. The family of Edgar and Elsa Prince is quite an affluent one. The whole Prince line is. They have also invested billions of dollars into a long list of charities and fundraising. Mr. Edgar Prince is a skilled businessman and investor. He is also an owner of a corporation as he is the founder of Prince Corporation. The large establishment is active in the industry of vehicle parts. Her parents have raised Elizabeth in the atmosphere of business and philanthropy and she followed to become one of the most significant contributors to charities in the United States of America. Elizabeth Prince was born and raised in Holland, Michigan. She was enrolled in the Holland Christian High School. After that, Elizabeth Prince attended the Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read her interview with Philantrophy Table.

Over the course of her philanthropic career, both Grand Rapids and her home town of Holland were places where Betsy DeVos has held a number of fundraising events. She has curated and led many such events in order to support charities related to education, justice, and more. Betsy DeVos has been especially generous to academic institutions over the years. Betsy has developed great leadership skills.

In 1989, Betsy DeVos founded in collaboration with her husband Richard ”Dick” DeVos the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. The organization has become a large one and has contributed to a long list of charities and causes. Over the years, however, both Betsy DeVos and Dick DeVos have been making donations as individuals. That has massed their personal donations to charities to millions. The Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation has also donated millions of dollars. Both Dick and Betsy DeVos have been involved with politics.

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Richard ”Dick” DeVos is also from an affluent family. His family has mostly been focusing on business. The line of DeVos is mainly consistent of investors and startup owners. Richard DeVos is also the owner of a few companies – some of them he co-founded and other he established on his own. The Windquest Group is his personal company. It works in the industry of storage units. His wife, Betsy DeVos is occupying a leadership position at the Windquest Group as well as at the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation.

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