Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos is Secretary of the Department of Education.

DeVos is Chairman of the Windquest Group, a privately held investment and management firm based in Michigan with a consumer product and service portfolio. She served on the Republican National Committee from 1992 to 1998, and was Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party four times from 1996 to 2005. (Source: Betsy DeVos website, 12/27/2016)

She wants to “reform America’s broken education system by giving parents more options for their children’s education,” and is an advocate for education voucher programs, which she calls “private school choice programs.”

DeVos is married to Dick DeVos. The couple is among the wealthiest 100 families in the United States. They have four children.