Archives: February 2016

Dick DeVos Entrepreneur Executive

On February 13,2016, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 32 Melges challenging sailors assembled as rivals for the championship race on day two of the 2016 Gold Cup presented by the Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club.

Dick DeVos on Volpe was one point ahead of the nearest competitor current champion Alessandro Rombelli, on STIG sailing closely in second place.

The highlight of the day was the big turnout of adolescent sailors made possible by the Yacht Club Sailing Foundation, which allowed every Melge’s 33 seasoned sailor to take along a junior sailor boy on deck to absorb the knowledge, feel the sensation and the adrenaline rush of the Olympics of the sport of sailing being accompanied by the most determined,experienced and competitive sailors on the planet.

In day two at the peak of five out of 13 contests, Dick was in first place as he proceeded to advance by taking control at ultimate weather mark and then outstretched for the win.

Dick DeVos was born October 21,1955 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of co-founder of Amway Products Richard DeVos Senior. Dick is an entrepreneur executive. He held the position of CEO of Amway from 1993 to 2002 (Learn more about Dick’s time at Amway here: In 2006, he made his race for Governor of Michigan but conceded to Democratic incumbent Jennifer Grandholm. He is still a regular political donor according to this Mlive article that documents his thoughts on a House of Cards episode that references his givings.

In 1993 he resigned from his position as CEO and President to return to Amway as President following his father (New Netherland Institute profile).

With Dick at the helm of this enterprise he broadened the performance to more than 50 countries and regions pandemically. In 2002 he monitored critical corporate reconstructing which created Alticor, the new guardian of its antecedent Amway and ultimately he left the same year.

In that financial year Alticor announced marketing assets of 4.5 Billion. 
He then rebounded to become president of the Windquest Group, which is an autonomous venture management corporation with capital in technology, production, and other divisions.

Dick attained a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northwest University as well as nominal doctorates from Grove City College, Central Michigan University and Northwood University.

In 2013,Forbes Magazine pronounced him as the 67th most affluent tycoon in the U.S.with lucrative assets of 5.1 Billion. He has been giving away millions a year through his family foundation.

Betsy shares her approach for creating more quality educational opportunities for children in Detroit.

Posted by Dick DeVos on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Dick DeVos is perceived as a commendable, cordial, benevolent, reputable, perspicacious individual who plays an integral role in community awareness.

Bernardo Chua Offers Healthy Coffee and Tea With Organo Gold

According to an article in, coffee is more popular now than ever before. More people worldwide are drinking this beverage. It is more than something to drink; the coffee one chooses defines who they are.

Coffee is offered in many flavors and varieties, and it has generally not been considered a healthy beverage. However, Organo Gold is changing this concept by including the herb Ganoderma Lucidum in this beverage and tea. This antioxidant is known for relieving stress, encouraging proper body functions and overall good health. The benefits of drinking Organo Gold coffee or tea include increased energy, decreased cholesterol and lower blood pressure. Men and women suffering from diabetes, asthma, migraines, and liver or kidney dysfunction also enjoy better health.

In a speech Bernardo indicated that this product is available in many tasty flavors to the delight of coffee and tea drinkers all over the world. Coffee is more than just a morning drink; it can be enjoyed after lunch, dinner and in the evening. Organo Gold offers Gourmet Black Coffee that is robust and smooth, and King of Coffee that is organic and bold flavored. Creamy latte is also available in the Italian-inspired Cafe Latte, rich Cafe Mocha with a touch of cocoa and Cafe Supreme with the added ingredient of Ginseng. Organic Green Tea, Red Tea and Black Ice Tea with honey are also customer favorites.

Organo Gold is the result of hard work by owner and founder Bernardo Chua. His knowledge about Ganoderma Lucidum and his love for coffee created a product that is preferred by thousands of adults all around the world. Bernardo initiated his dream of bringing healthy coffee to the public in 2008 with a staff of only three people in Vancouver, British Columbia. In just a few short years, he has opened dozens of other locations in many other countries.

Before Organo Gold, Crunchbase indicates that Bernardo worked for Gano Excel in the Phillippines. He moved to the Untied States in 2003 to head Gano Excel USA but left in 2008 to start his own company. Delicious, flavorful coffee coupled with a proven marketing system has made this product one of the top brands in the coffee industry. He is a successful businessman who cares about improving the health of his customers.