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Mr. Yager began working with his father, Dexter R. Yager, Sr., in a family business at the age of 13 and now has over 25 years experience in business and management.
Mr.Yager has gained experience in a variety of industries during this time, such as real estate development, restaurant management, construction, product distribution, manufacturing, and sales and marketing.
17 Mr. Yager has significant experience in real estate investments.He serves in a decision-making role in various family real estate ventures.
The General Partners of the ...
The General Partners of the partnership are DRY Limited Partnership, the sole General Partner of which is Dexter R. Yager, Sr., and FSK Limited Partnership, the sole General Partner of which is Faison S. Kuester, Jr.
Kuester and Yager
...Dexter R. Yager, Sr., 64, is the President and founder of D,B Yager Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Yager's Quixtar business (formerly Amway).Through D,B Yager Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Yager has been an independent business owner for Quixtar for over 35 years, during which time he has achieved the status of Founder's Crown Ambassador, which is the highest level attainable as a Quixtar independent business owner.The Quixtar Corporation
is one of the largest manufacturers of home care products in the world.He is also a former member and past president of the Amway Distributor Association Board of Directors (now known as the Independent Business Owners International Board of Directors).Mr. Yager has many other family-owned businesses and is responsible for the development of several businesses, including the following: Yager Personal Development, Inc., which handles Mr. Yager's services as a speaker, Yager Construction Company, Inc., which is a general building contractor; and YFP, LLC (f/k/a as The Dexter and Birdie Yager Family Limited Partnership), which owns various real estate investments and manages real estate for the Yager family.
17 Mr. Yager has significant experience in real estate investment for his own account.Mr. Yager
personally, and through partnerships in which he
wife own a majority interest, has made investments in raw land, office buildings, shopping centers, and other commercial and residential real estate.He
has made substantial additional real estate investments through partnerships in which he
does not own a majority interest.
AUS: The Tools Scam
A frequent topic of debate regarding Amway are the "tools"--tapes, books and rallies--that Dexter Yager, Bill Britt and leaders of other Amway distributor groups move through their downlines.
distributors generally claim that 1) neither Britt, Yager
, nor anyone else makes any significant amount of money from the sale of these tools, or 2) that they do make a lot of money from the sale of tools, but that the tools are absolutely necessary to achieve success in Amway.
, for example, from Rome, N.Y., is a distributor whose "downliners"--distributors downstream, who generate commissions for him--account for perhaps a third of Amway's direct-sales volume.
non-Amway tape-book-rally business brings two-thirds of his
annual income--roughly $1.5 million.
The most important thing is your attitude"--Amway super salesman Dexter Yager.
* According to a recent three-part article on Yager in the Charlotte Observer, things don't seem to have changed much since the Detroit Free Press article.
The hub of Dexter Yager's
worldwide empire is a bustling factory on South Boulevard.
The $35 million-a-year spin- off of Yager's
Amway business generates consistent profits and persistent problems.
Yager's network of 1 million distributors -- Amway's largest -- provides a ready-made market for the Yager motivation sideline.
"support system" strengthens Amway sales, but ex- distributors argue that its central focus is selling to the sales force.
Dexter Yager said his Amway and Internet businesses give him an income of "several million" a year.
makes more from Amway sales than Internet profits, but stays too busy to track his
"a very successful venture."
"It sounds like Mr. Yager
has made a lot and he's
forgetting these people who are in need of extra money to make ends meet."
Five former distributors sued Yager
, his companies, a key operative, and the Amway Corp.
last year, contending that they were misled about the costs, profitability, and chances of succeeding in Amway
"I have never coerced anybody to buy anything that I made money on," said Dexter Yager
TAPES HELPED, YAGER
The 55-year-old multimillionaire said he
became interested in motivation because he
needed a boost when he
first began selling Amway
31 years ago.
experienced an initial flurry of business before he
hit several years of uneven results.
"My first three years in the business I never read a positive-thinking book.
I never listened to a tape," he
"I was dealing with big dreams one day and discouragement the next," he
"And I didn't know how to get it together."
said it helped him to read positive-thinking books.
In the 1970s, he
began selling them to his
began writing his
own books -- he's
produced 12 -- and recording his
In 1980, he
family formed a corporation called Freedom Distributing.
It became Internet Services Corp.
in 1989 and by that time, three of Yager's
seven children -- Doyle, Jeff and Steve
-- were running it.
"I think Dexter
had the right idea with the communications system," he
There are some (but not all) of my reasons for believing that Bill Britt, Dexter Yager
, and other Amway high rollers are making most of their money selling motivational tools rather than Amway products.
Dexter Yeager, Amway Founder
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...Dexter Yager leads the Internet Services team and is a member of IBOAI.