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Bethany Christian Services , Inc.
901 Eastern Ave NE PO Box 294
Bethany Christian services is the largest national adoption and family services agency in the United States.
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"We encourage honesty," said Brian ...
"We encourage honesty," said Brian DeVos, senior vice president of Bethany Christian Services, an international adoption agency based in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Short of reunions with birth relatives, many just want simple answers, said DeVos
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BRIAN DE VOS
Senior Vice President of Child and Family Services, Bethany Christian Services
Brian De Vos serves as Senior Vice President of Child and Family Services at Bethany Christian Services (BCS).
He is responsible for oversight of USA and Global operations in 15 Countries, quality program development and management, strategic operations, fund development planning, government relations, strategic planning and visioning, and resolution of personnel and client issues.
He has held other positions within BCS including Director of Operations for Michigan and Indiana, Mid-Central Region and Branch Director, Treatment Foster Care Provider, Licensing Consultant, and Family Reunification Foster Care Case Manager.
Brian is a member of the Michigan Federation for Children and Families; Treasurer, and board member, and a participant in the Chamber of Commerce CEO Roundtable Program; and Business Round Table of West Michigan.
He is a past member of the Cooperative Extension Board, the El Puente Board at Zeeland Christian School, and Founding Board Member of a private adoption focused foundation.
Brian earned a Master in Social Work degree from Grand Valley State University, and a bachelor's degree from Calvin College.
He and his wife Kristy are parents to their two daughters through adoption, Mariah and Tiana.
Evangelical Immigration Table â€“ Michigan
Brian De Vos, Vice President of Child & Family Services, Bethany Christian Services, Zeeland
Vice President of Child & Family Services
believes that his
desire to serve children is a natural response to his
gratitude for the unconditional love of Christ has given him.
Having served in a leadership role at Bethany for 18 years, Brian has led 30 social service programs assisting children and families, including a major expansion of Foster Care and Foster Care Adoption programs.
has seen lives transformed, hope restored, and grace in action-and thousands of orphans adopted into homes where they are treasured, loved, and safe.
Brian also serves on the board of the Michigan Federation for Children and Families.