Dick DeVos and Flying Ambition

Dick DeVos has plenty of incentives to travel to the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. People already know that his wife has a job in the city. Betsy DeVos just happens to be the current United States education secretary.

 

Mr. DeVos has been flying airplanes for what seems like eons now. He’s always adored being a pilot. Members of the general public frequently link him to his Amway background. His father Richard was one of the founders of the massive company. People who know more about DeVos often picture his love of aviation. His zeal for it is now paying off handsomely, too. DeVos was just selected to be part of the highest civilian group that manages the FAA or “Federal Aviation Administration.” Six other people were chosen for this, too. Elaine L. Chao operates as the secretary for the United States Department of Transportation. She broke the news regarding these additions on September 28th. The Management Advisory Council now consists of a total of 13 individuals. They guide the administration with regard to all types of subjects. They aid the group’s senior management team with all topics that involve regulation, extended preparations, spending and even policies.

 

Gregory Martin works as a representative for the Federal Aviation Administration. He says that the people in this group devise the administration’s future. People who are part of the team work as volunteers. Their terms last for three full years as well. People anticipate them to hold on to their private and public jobs. They gather together four times a year. They sometimes gather in the month of October.

 

Dick DeVos before this was Amway’s President. Amway is a highly regarded business that specializes in direct sales. DeVos no longer is the head of the company. He presently works as the Chief Executive Officer of The Windcrest Group. DeVos established this business by himself. The Windcrest Group is a powerful holding company that assists a range of businesses. Some of these are The Stow Company, Boxed Water Is Better and Coppercraft Distillery.

 

DeVos has been a key part of the transformation of Grand Rapids’ Gerald R. Ford International Airport. He was in control of various business heads who collaborated in order to encourage Southwest Airlines to provide trips that depart from the airport. This achievement was an enormous one, too. It’s the primary reason that plane tickets are now reduced there. It boosted numbers of passengers considerably as well.

 

Dick and Betsy founded the lauded West Michigan Aviation Academy. This is the name of a charter school that’s been around since 2010. The number one objective behind this school is to get young people ready to pursue aviation callings. People who have always thought about being adept and proficient pilots often go after their educations at the West Michigan Aviation Academy. DeVos is equipped with licensing that enables him to fly helicopters, jets and planes that feature single engines. Dick’s interest in aviation and in flying won’t be fading at any point in the future.

 

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