Betsy DeVos is an Business women, Politician as well as Activist. In addition, Betsy DeVos is the 11th as well as the current United States Secretary of Education.
Betsy DeVos ia a member of the Republican Party. Ms. DeVos supports various important causes including School voucher programs as well as School Choice programs. Back in the 1009’s Betsy DeVos was a National Committeewomen for Michigan. In addition, Ms. DeVos served as Chairwomen of the Michigan Republican Party. In 2004. Betsy DeVos was re-elected as Chairwomen for the Michigan Republican Party. Read more about her philanthropy at MLive.com.
Betsy DeVos is on the board for the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Ms. DeVos places great emphasis on the importance of Education. In addition, Betsy Devos believes that anyone who wishes to further their education should have access to resources that will help them with their educational goals.
In November 2016, Donald Trump proudly announced that he would nominate Betsy DeVos to serve as Secretary of Education in Trump’s Administration. Many were opposed to Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos.
Betsy DeVos was born and raised in Michigan. In addition, DeVos graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids. Betsy DeVos is from one of the wealthiest and most influential families within the Holland Michigan area.
Betsy DeVos is married to Richard Marvin. Marvin is a Billionaire as well as successful Businessman. Ms. DeVos is currently Chairwomen of the Windquest Group.
The Windquest Group is a privately held organization that invests in technology as well as clean energy. As Chairwomen of the Windquest Group Ms. DeVos as a great deal of responsibility. Betsy DeVos takes all her responsibilities very seriously.
Betsy DeVos organizes as well as attends many fundraising events. For the 2004 Bush Campaign, DeVos was able to raise over $160,000 for the Bush re-election campaign. She also served as finance chairperson during the Bush Administration.
DeVos has made it known publicly that she and her family believe in Traditional American Values. Betsy DeVos further stated that Traditional American Values have helped her greatly in advancing her career. Read her interview with Philanthropy Table
Betsy DeVos and her husband are chief investors for Neurocore. Neurocore offers therapy for those suffering from disorders such as chronic and acute depression, anxiety, ADD as well as Autism. However, much research and funds are still needed to continue researching these serious neurological disorders. DeVos is positive that better treatment options will one day be available.
DeVos is also the founder of Art-Prize. Art-Prize is an International Art competition which is held in Grand Rapids MI.