Dick DeVos, is the chairman of The Stow Company Inc. and appointed Phil Dolci as the new CEO of his company. The company sells home storage solutions for closets, pantry’s, garages and other areas of the home and office. You can find the products under the brands Distinctive Wine Cellars,EasyClosets do-it-yourself,ORG Home Custom Solutions and Easy Track. The products are made in Holland and Indianapolis and the Stow Company Inc. is part of the Windquest family.
Dick DeVos is a philanthropist and has opened many avenues for children and adults that may have been out of their reach. He enjoys flying and the industry of aviation. This led him to launch the West Michigan Aviation Academy in 2010 which is a public charter school.
The Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation has given donations to ArtPrize the International Art Competition making this a tradition since 2009. You can enter your artwork for free. The DeVos Institute of the Arts Management at the Kennedy Center dedicated $22.5 million in 2010. The Capacity Building program shows people how to recycle old buildings, abandoned properties, and land and utilize them for the community.
Dick DeVos is currently the President of the Windquest Group; the founder, and chairman of the West Michigan Aviation Academy; Co-Chairman of the Grand Action Committee; holds a seat on the Board of Directors Michigan Chamber of Commerce, and is Vice-Chairman of the Willow Creek Association.
Dick DeVos has been in the company of an entrepreneur since he was a child. His father Richard Devos was the co-founder of the famous Amway Company. Dick became CEO of the firm for nine years.
He attended Northwood University and earned his Bachelors degree in Business Administration and was given an honorary doctorate and recognized as a distinguished alumni of the University. He was awarded honorary doctorates from Central Michigan University and Grove City College.
Dick DeVos is a real “people person” and is dedicated in the giving of his time, financial support, experience in business operations to the community.