Elisabeth Dee Devos is known for being the 11th and current United States Secretary of Education along with that she is also able to be an excellent American businesswoman and politician. She happens to be a current member of the Republican Party and is widely known for her support for school voucher, school choice and charter schools.
From 1992 until 1997 she was able to serve, for Michigan, as being Republican National Committeewoman. Then in 1996 until 2000 Betsy served as being a chairwoman for the Michigan Republican Party, for which the reelection was held in 2003.
In 2004 Devos took it upon herself to personally raise well over $150,000, to go towards the Bush re-election campaign. Along with that she also happened to host a Republican fundraiser in 2008, at her home, that happened to be headlined by President George W. Bush. She spent two years proudly being the finance chairperson during the Bush Administration. During the 2016 election for the Republican Party presidential primaries, Devos gladly donated to help Carly Fiorina and Jeb Bush, before she ultimately decided to start supporting Marco Rubio.
Currently, Betsy is known for being married the Dick Devos, which happens to be the former CEO of Amway. Along with being married to Dick Devos, she is the daughter in law of Richard Devos, Which happens to be Amway’s billionaire co-founder. In 1989 she and her husband happened to of found Windquest Group. This happens to be a privately held group that helps to invest in clean energy, manufacturing, and technology. Betsy Devos happens to be the current chairwoman of the company.
Both Betsy and her husband are both known for being the chief investors of Neurocore. This is a group that is able to happily offer brain performance centers that offer biofeedback therapy. These services are usually available for Attention deficit disorder, depression, anxiety, and autism. The therapy tries to help retrain the patients’ brains by showing movies to their patients and then they interrupt their patients when they seem like they are becoming distracted. Betsy shortly after then announced that she wanted to step down from the company’s board but that she fully intended on keeping her investment that she had in the company. The value of this investment was said to be valued at between $5 million and $25 million.
Betsy was born on January 8, 1958, where she happened to grow up in Holland, Michigan. She is known for being the daughter of Elsa Prince and Edgar Prince. Both of her parents happen to come from Dutch ancestry. Her father happened to be the founder of Prince Corporation, which happens to be based in Holland, Michigan and is an automobile parts supplier. The Devos family is currently known as being among Michigan’s wealthiest families.
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