Guilherme Paulus is an influential international entrepreneur, based in Brazil. Prior to Guilherme Paulus’ involvement into the entrepreneurship, he worked as an intern at IBM, after studying business administration in college.
Paulus managed to attain the Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2017. The award was attributed to his ambitiousness, and creating more job opportunities to the Brazilians.
Guilherme Paulus is known as one of the founders of CVC Brasil Operadora, a tour company in Brazil. Paulus currently runs the company together with a stable hotels and resorts brand known as GJP Hotels and Resort. Paulus managed to solely establish the GJP Hotels as a very small project. The business have since evolved and found a deeper root in Brazil. The GJP hotels and resort have offered a number of jobs to various individuals since it was founded.
Guilherme Paulus outlined that the application of technology in the daily operations is one of the developments that quite inspires him. In an interview, Paulus explained that through the technology advancements, the customers’ needs are easily and quickly looked into. As the head of the traveling companies, he as well makes sure that he is closer to the operations as often as possible. As a result therefore, he mentions that he travels a lot.
Guilherme Paulus further advices that loving what you do is key when one wants to achieve a dream. Changing your personal behaviors, understanding the customers as well as working hard are some of the efforts that individuals ought to put in, in order to ensure success.
The CVC brand involves in various social works, for instance PIET organization. This organization focuses on providing the learning opportunities to the needy young entrepreneurs that have an interest in working with the tourism industries. Besides PIET, Paulus has as well sponsored the National Project of Professional Initiation in tourism, a project which focuses on helping the children to gain experience concerning tourism. Focusing on social works, Paulus as well gives back to the communities at the local level, the Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution which is an adolescent support group.
Dick DeVos is a remarkable philanthropist who has had a great impact in utilizing innovative solutions with an end goal of ending social problems. For many years, he has been devoted and committed to help others together with his lovely wife, Betsy DeVos. Interestingly, DeVos passion for philanthropy grew upon visiting Potters House Christian School and observed that many parents experienced difficulties in settling fee arrears for their children. It was then that Dick and Betsy started supporting individual students in Potters House Christian School. This led to additional commitments and responsibility in assisting low income families. These commitments eventually resulted to more and more activities in philanthropy.
His Early Life
Dick was born in October 1995 in Grand Rapids. He is one of the successful American entrepreneurs who hails from Michigan. Dick DeVos is the son of the prominent businessman, Richard DeVos who is the founder of Amway Corporation, a successful firm in America. Dick is a graduate of Forest Hills public school systems. He began working at Amway, a family business, in his childhood stage. Mr. DeVos managed to graduate from Northwood University with impressing grades in business administration. Being a man well established academic wise, Dick DeVos has earned various honorary doctorates from universities such as Grove City College, Northwood University and Central Michigan University among others.
His Career and Community Outreach
Dick DeVos started working with Amway in 1974 holding a number of positions in different divisions including manufacturing, sales, finance as well as research and development. Later on in 1984, he raised the bar to become one of the vice presidents of Amway. Under his direction, Amway managed to triple its international sales and opened numerous new markets. Currently, DeVos serves as the president of Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, a foundation that focuses in philanthropy and has donated thousands of dollars with an aim to support educational, civic and community organizations.
Besides being a busy man, Dick DeVos is a devoted family man. He is a father to four children and spends much of his free time with his family. Dick DeVos is a generous and remarkable man. He has played a great role in touching people’s lives following the many contributions to his foundation and firms.