CEO Frank L. VanderSloot has been leading Melaleuca, Inc. since it began in September 1985. During that time, VanderSloot has guided the company’s growth and made it into a global enterprise with annual sales over $1 billion. Melaleuca serves hundreds of thousands of customers in 17 countries across the globe, and VanderSloot has overseen the development of more than 400 wellness products.
Under VanderSloot’s direction, Melaleuca has been recognized for its outstanding growth and success by several organizations, including Inc. magazine and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ernst & Young, CNN and USA Today have each lauded VanderSloot as their Entrepreneur of the Year, and Idaho State University has named him Business Leader of the Year. He also serves as the Northwest Regional Vice Chairman on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Before his time at Melaleuca, VanderSloot was successful at two Fortune 500 companies, serving as a Regional Vice President at Automated Data Processing (ADP) before becoming Vice President at Cox Communications.
VanderSloot has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Brigham Young University. In addition to his position with Melaleuca, he owns one of the largest, finest herds of Angus cattle in the U.S. He and his wife, Belinda, live in Idaho Falls. They have 14 children.