Betsy DeVos, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Betsy DeVos is the current and 11th Secretary of Education in the United States. She is also a successful businesswoman, innovator and a politician in the United States. She is also the former Board of Directors Chairwoman of The Windquest Group. The Windquest Group is a private organization and investment firm which is situated in Michigan. The Group offers diversified consumer products and a range of service. She has been active in politics for over 30 years and a member of the Republican Party. She has also been elected four times as the chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party and has served from 1996 to 2000. She has also served as a Committeewoman in the Republican National between 1992 and 1997.

 

Betsy DeVos has worked in various posts in party organizations, campaigns and political action committees. She has been an active advocate and a campaigner for the Detroit charter school system. She has also worked at the Alliance for School Choice as the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors. She has also worked at the Action Institute where she headed and managed the All Children Matter PAC. She is also a board member of the Foundation for Excellence Education where she is currently focusing her political efforts on advancing education.

 

Betsy DeVos went to a private high school, Holland Christian High School. She later joined Calvin College in Grand Rapids where she graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts. Betsy DeVos is married to Dick DeVos, a philanthropist, community activist and an entrepreneur. They both have four children and five grandchildren. Dick DeVos was formerly the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Amway Company. The company is a direct multi-level marketing firm that was founded by Dick DeVos Father. She is also the sister to Erick Prince who is a former United States Navy SEAL Officer. Her brother is also the founder of the re-known Blackwater USA. Her family has been listed as one of the top 100 wealthiest families in the United States.

 

Betsy DeVos has committed herself to philanthropic activities. She has co-chaired with her husband in the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation which is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The foundation contributes and has strong support for the school choice in Michigan. The Family Foundation also donates and supports the West Michigan Aviation Academy. This is a chartered aviation high School that is contained by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport; it is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Family Foundation also funds and supports two private Christian schools, which are managed by the Potter’s House. Furthermore, the foundation donates funds to the Education Freedom Fund. The Education Freedom Fund supports and offers scholarships to needy children to be educated in private schools.

 

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The Unprecedented Rise of End Citizens United Super PAC Group and Its Future Plans

End Citizens United (ECU) has already started shaking things up on the American political landscape. Just as the group pledged to do when they started their activism in 2010, they have thrown their weight behind candidates who support the reform agenda in the upcoming 2018 primaries. The group released the list of the politicians it hopes to work with from the grassroots levels all the way up. For your information, ECU has a register containing up to 3 million Democratic members. Their membership base continues to grow steadily and it is speculated it will hit the 5M mark by 2020. The candidates endorsed by the ECU are evenly spread out all across the nation from Illinois, California, Oregon and New York.

 

Billionaire Cabinet

 

Ideally, ECU expects that by supporting candidates like Elijah Cummings and Jamie Raskin, Ben Ray Lujan and Pramila Jayapal get elected into the House of Representatives. Once elected, those Democrats are going to push the repealing of the hotly-debated ruling made by the US Supreme Court in 2010. That ruling made it possible for donors and other political party backers to continue operating without any regard to the law. How so? Well, if you have paid the slightest interest and attention at what is going on in our nation, then you’ll have realized how President Trump has surrounded himself with fellow billionaires. It leaves a lot to question about who’s going to make an earnest case for the average working class American. Definitely not, Betsy DeVos.

 

Dealing with Big Money

 

Big money has completely taken over and hijacked the process in Washington DC. Energy and conservation laws are flying out of the Oval Office faster than jokes from Stephen Colbert and this is all because the energy companies are owned and run by the same people advising the leader of the free world. The days of wealthy billionaires making unilateral decisions to help themselves at the cost of the masses are numbered, all thanks to ECU. If you want to make a real difference, it’s quite easy to get started using the platform.

 

The ECU group had hoped to add $35M to their net liquidity and looking by the recent signs of progress, they are well on course to beating that estimate. All of these funds are going to go straight into funding the campaigns of the chosen legislators. The rest of the money gets used to support organizations which mobilize documented immigrants and other minority groups to take part in the electoral process.

 

Donation Limits

 

End Citizens United has an incredible panel of experts running the finances, the capital pitches and all the other aspects of the organization. Their unique business model sees them only accept a certain amount of money from a donor at a time. The limit stands at $50 and the average contribution as of last year, stood at $14 according to estimates released by their officials.