Doug DeVos

Continuum Ventures

About Me

Doug DeVos is an advocate for real opportunity and freedom for all. He believes in a better tomorrow, where all people are free to pursue their own happiness and are empowered to strive for greatness. He inspires social entrepreneurship and believes in the potential and the power of individuals to create a movement of good. Mr. DeVos is co-chair of the board of directors for Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company with more than $8 billion in revenue. He previously served as president of Amway for more than 16 years. Mr. DeVos joined Amway in 1986 and served in various leadership positions for Amway in Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Beyond Amway, Mr. DeVos is chairman of the Frederick Douglass Society for Stand Together, and serves as the executive chairman for the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. He is involved in numerous Michigan business and civic organizations, including the West Michigan Policy Forum, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, and in particular, the Doug & Maria DeVos Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University where he was a quarterback for the Purdue football team.