Dick DeVos has been hired as the new CEO in leading The Stow Company Inc., which is one of the biggest companies for the organizational products and custom home storage sector. In April of 2016, Phil Dolci was brought in to helm the manufacturer based out of Holland, which is a part of The Windquest Group, a holding group for the Amway scion along with wife Betsy DeVos, that is based out of Grand Rapids. This high-profile couple has become known for their political activism for conservative issues and generous philanthropy, from school choice and right-to-work. Dolci is succeeding Frank Newman, who is retiring at 67. However, Newman will continue serving as a member on the companies board of advisors. Dolci has been described as an accomplished leader, having more then 23 years experience in marketing and consumer products manufacturing. Recently, he has served as the CEO of the Crosman Corporation, which is a leading global manufacturer, designer and supplier of products for shooting sports that are based out of Cincinnati. Dolci’s resume has included leadership with companies such as U.S. Playing Cards, which is a subsidiary for the Jarden Corporation, Sanford, which is a division of Newell Rubbermaid, Dean Foods, ConAgra Foods and Kraft Foods. Dolci earned his bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of Chicago and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management for Northwestern University. The Stow Company was founded in 1984, and has manufacturing facilities located at 3311 Windquest Drive in both Indianapolis and Holland, and have employed 280 individuals. However, the privately-held business does not release their revenue figures. The products that are sold in the four brands are EasyClosets do-it-yourself, ORG Home custom solutions, Distinctive Wine Cellars and Easy Track modular storage systems. The Windquest Group has dozen’s of other companies including Boxed Water, The Reserve, that is a restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids and Neurocore.
Dick DeVos is en businessman and entrepreneur from Michigan. He is the son of the Amway co-founder Richard DeVos, who served as the CEO for the consumer goods distribution company from 1993 to 2002. In his early life, DeVo’s was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated from the Forest Hills public school system. DeVos wife Betsy DeVo’s is former chairperson in the Michigan Republican Party. Some of the Philanthropy that DeVo’s has been involved in is activity within foundations, founding for the arts, free-market economics, scholarships, civic leadership, grand action and pollution study.