Dan and Pamella DeVos formed their foundation in 1992 to support causes and organizations near to their hearts.
Dan DeVos is chairman and CEO of DP Fox Ventures LLC. Founded in 1993 by Dan and Pamella, DP Fox Ventures LLC is a diversified management company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with interests in transportation, real estate, fashion, sports, and entertainment. Dan owns and operates Fox Motors, Fox Harley-Davidson, and Fox Powersports. He is a partner of CWD Real Estate Investment and co-owner, CEO, and governor of the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL). He serves as a member of the AHL’s executive committee in his role with the Griffins. Dan also is president/CEO of Cape Eleuthera Resort and Marina in the Bahamas and a partner in the Georgian Automotive Group, based in Barrie, Ontario.
In addition, Dan serves as the chairman of the Orlando Magic and a member of the NBA Board of Governors. He is a member of the board of directors at Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company.
Dan is involved in a variety of philanthropic organizations. He serves on the board of trustees for Hope Network Foundation and Northwood University in Midland, Michigan. Dan also is a vice chair of the Grand Valley University Foundation. Previously, he served as president of the board of the Grand Rapids Symphony. Dan is a graduate of Northwood University. Dan and Pamella have three children–Cassandra DeVos Ward, Sydney DeVos, and Cole DeVos.
Pamella DeVos is co-founder of DP Fox Ventures LLC and the president, owner, designer, and creative director of her clothing line, pamella roland. Founded in 2002, the pamella roland collection has retail distribution in Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Harrods, and other leading retailers across the country and worldwide. The collection has received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Gold Coast Award. In 2010, Pamella was inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America, a fashion industry group that includes many top American designers. In 2013, Pamella partnered with Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to open the Pamella Roland DeVos School of Fashion.
Over the years, Pamella has committed her time and talent to many different organizations and boards at the national and local levels. Her national involvement includes the boards of the Joffrey Ballet, Whitney Museum of American Art, and John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Locally she serves as a vice chair of the Grand Valley University Foundation, a member of the board of trustees of the Grand Rapids Griffins Youth Foundation, and an honorary life trustee at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Pamella is a graduate of Michigan State University. Dan and Pamella have three children–Cassandra DeVos Ward, Sydney DeVos, and Cole DeVos.
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