One thing that could be said for Dick DeVos is that he is very interested in making his country very successful. However, one of the ways of doing this that he believe is most important is by taking on education. He is making donations to many faith based organizations in order to help people with faith and education. He is also helping to instill mindsets of entrepreneurship in people so that they will be able to pursue the type of success they desire. He is also trying to encourage people to be philanthropic as well. One thing he values the most is freedom.
It is Dick DeVos value of freedom that encourages him to pursue that for himself and others. Among the ways he pursues freedom is through owning business. Business and marketing is a great skill to have. For one thing, people who have these skills are going to make it very far. This is why it is important for them to develop a means to support themselves without leaving themselves at the mercy of life. Dick DeVos is always someone who knows how to think outside of the box. This is what made him successful in many different pursuits.
One of his major successes was in taking over Amway. When he took over Amway, he has restructured the company so that it could be more efficient in its current culture. One thing that Dick understands is that society changes. Therefore, needs change as well. It is important to make the hard decisions in order bring about a better change in different aspects of careers.
Another major success was in being the owner of the Orlando Magic franchise. This has been a very interesting experience in being part of the group that owned the famous NBA team. The decisions made as owner of the company have brought them to a good position.
Adam Milstein is dedicated to forging relationships between various Jewish leaders and building a strong coalition of philanthropists and activists who embrace Jewish traditions. Milstein is a real estate professional that spends most of hit time now running the Milstein Foundation, a charity and active philanthropy non-profit that he and his wife started. This foundation has backed certain traditions such as teaching Hebrew, Jewish culture studies, and other path life impact programs. The Milstein Foundation’s pillars are active philanthropy, path life impact, and philanthropic synergy. Recently, Milstein was listed in the Jerusalem Post’s list of top 50 most influential Jews.
Adam Milstein was raised in Israel by two devoted Jewish patriots. His parents had moved to Israel from Latin America back when it first became a recognized nation-state, and Adam’s father even fought in the first war of independence. His father retired from the military and became a building framer by the time Adam was born, and the job often had young Adam and his family moving. Adam helped in the business when he became older, and then completed his mandatory military duties in the Yom Kippur War, serving in then field commander Ariel Sharon’s unit. After completing his service, he returned home and married Gila Elgrably.
Adam enrolled at the Israeli Institute of Technology, or Technion as it’s known as and completed studies in business and real estate. He worked with his father for several years buying and developing properties around the country. He then decided to get his MBA, so he relocated to the US and completed grad school at USC. He then entered the US real estate market and started working for Hager Pacific Companies. He is now Managing Partner at that company.
Adam and Gila started the family foundation in the year 2000, and Adam has also spoken at many forums and political conferences. Various groups that Adam is involved with include AIPAC, the Israeli-American Council, Stand With Us, Hasbara Fellowships and Israel on Campus Coalition. Adam is also the father of three, and now grandfather of three.