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Amway Heir Dick DeVos to Be Honored by Alma Mater

Amway Heir Dick DeVos to Be Honored by Alma Mater

Former Amway president Dick DeVos will be honored by his alma mater, Northwood University, for a successful business career.

DeVos is part of a very unique class of leaders who has truly ‘done it all’, says Keith A. Pretty, CEO of Northwood University.

Has Southwest Effect made a difference?

Has Southwest Effect made a difference? Led by Dick DeVos, the Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan formed in 2008, and its main goal was to attract more business to the area by lowering fares at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Dick DeVos touts early success of low-cost airlines, encourages business leaders to fly at Ford Airp

Dick DeVos touts early success of low-cost airlines, encourages business leaders to fly at Ford Airp

When hundreds of West Michigan business leaders raised their hands Monday, admitting they’ve traveled to Chicago or Detroit to catch a flight, Dick DeVos nudged them to “think again.”
DeVos, the founder and chairman of the Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan, praised the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and its recent strides to lower the cost of flying in and out of the region during his presentation to The Economic Club of Grand Rapids.