Amway Hero Awards 2013

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Independent Business Owners are a special lot, so it was no simple task selecting the recipients of the fourth annual Amway Hero Awards for Determination, Generosity, Leadership, and Patriotism.

DETERMINATION: Renee DeSilva

DETERMINATION: Renee DeSilva

Drawing strength from her family, friends, and faith, this IBO resolved to be an inspiration and hope to others. For Renee DeSilva, family has always been a source of strength. She credits her deep connection with her sister Jennifer Smeenk and her brother Reggie Nicolas with making it through the …Read Full Story

GENEROSITY: Jody and Kathy Victor

GENEROSITY: Jody and Kathy Victor

This second-generation IBO couple gives generously around the world and at home. Talking about their charitable work makes Amway™ Independent Business Owners Jody and Kathy Victor somewhat uncomfortable. “We don’t give back for the recognition,” Kathy says. Instead, the Victors have made generosity a way of life. Over the years, …Read Full Story

LEADERSHIP: Bill and Peggy Britt

LEADERSHIP: Bill and Peggy Britt

This IBO couple mentored and supported others worldwide, creating a legacy of leadership that lives on. Bill Britt lived by three mottos. “One was ‘May the work I have done speak for me,’” says his wife, Peggy. “The second was ‘Honor and courage’ – that was the patriotism one. He …Read Full Story

PATRIOTISM: Lynn Burnett

PATRIOTISM: Lynn Burnett

After a distinguished career as an Army Ranger, this IBO has found new purpose in defending the American dream – through Amway. When Lynn Burnett enrolled in the United States Military Academy at West Point at age 18 to join the Army, he didn’t know what to expect. While he …Read Full Story