Betsy DeVos’ charitable contributions and reformatory ideas

In the light of a recent statement made by Betty DeVos, reformatory in nature, regarding her proposition of school vouchers, there was a mixture of opinions and feelings that followed. DeVos was met with criticism by many but others support her opinion.

People say that surveys have clearly shown that people, including people of colour, support the idea of vouchers. They counteract claims that the American school system is democratically controlled with statements that it is overseen by the public employee union. Many people have also stated that as long as the school is covering at least the basic educational standards then why would it matter how they do it.

Betty DeVos is the new Secretary of Education as selected by President Donald Trump. Much like her parents, Elsa and Edgar Prince, Betsy DeVos has done a very large amount of fundraising and donations to a variety of causes which amount to a billion dollars. She is noted businesswoman, a political campaign contributor, and a philanthropist. She rose over $150 thousand in 2004 to support the campaign when George Bush was a candidate for re-election. DeVos held a Republican fundraising event at Holland, Michigan – her home town. Betsy DeVos has some experience in politics as well from the time she was the finance chairperson for the National Republican Senatorial Committee for two years, and leadership experience amassed during her work within the administration of a wide variety of projects over the years. For many years Family DeVos have been highly active participants in Republican political matters, they have donated a total of over $20 million. Presently, Betsy DeVos is also a member of the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Check this related article from NYPost.com

Together with her husband in 1989, Betsy launched the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. The goal of Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation is to support social justice, arts, education, and community. Dick and Betsy DeVos have made donations that amass to a total of over $150 million to a huge number of charitable causes. They have also been avid supporters of the American education. Many educational institutions have benefitted from Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. Some of those institutions include the Potter’s House, a Christian school located in Grand Rapids in Michigan, The Success Academy Charter Schools, University of Maryland College Park Foundation (which have an arts management institute named after the DeVos family), and the nonprofit Alliance for School Choice, Cornell University’s Weill Cornell Medical Center, the School of Missionary Aviation Technology. Among the benefits of the DeVos family’s involvement in charity and fundraising is that they have established the ArtPrize (2009). That is an international competition of Arts that is held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Betsy DeVos, her family, and her husband have formed a large part of the charitable donations in America.

Read more: http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/topic/excellence_in_philanthropy/interview_with_betsy_devos

The Many Achievements of Brian Mulligan

 

People get to know Brian Mulligan in various ways. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Brooknol Advisers. He is also known to write a lot about sports, specializing more on football and cricket. He is a known philanthropist, and his charity work has helped raise a substantial amount of money for various charities. In his long career that spans more than 30 years, he has been deeply involved in the entertainment industry. He has served in top positions in various companies like the Universal Pictures, Media/Telecom that is owned by Money Center Bank, Fox Broadcasting and Cable, and many others. In his career, he has overseen more than $175 Billion being transacted.

He has achieved a lot academically. It is at the University of South Carolina where he begun his education, and he went on to achieve a degree in Business Administration. He later went on to finalize his master’s education from the University of California. Upon completing his education, he became a co-founder of Entertainment Practice Unit. Through his guidance and supervision, the firm grew to become an SVP at MCA INC, which by then was the third largest media company. He later moved to the Universal Studios where he held various positions like the COO, CFP, EVP, a co-chairman, and finally the CEO.

Brian Mulligan was part of a team that Napster brought to the universe. As a board member of the 04-08, he served as the head of the governance from the sale to the Best Buy period. During the late 2000, he was able to serve in several other leadership positions at Spyglass Partners, Ascent Capital Group, and The Money Center Bank where he was able to assist the firms reach great heights of growth that they had not experienced before. It is during this time that he founded the Brooknol Advisers, a firm where he still serves as the CEO to date.

Brooknol Advisers is purely an entertainment industry that specializes in advising and investing in the entertainment sector and sports. Brian still writes a blog on the site, and he also serves as a member of Tech Coast Angels. Tech Coast Angels is at present the largest group of Angel doing investment in the entire United States. Brian Mulligan was once categorized as one of the most 50 influential individuals in Hollywood. His good work while working for Fields of Green, which works in close partnership with USA Today Sports, is something that makes him feel attached to the sports world.