Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot
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 revenues over $2 billion. Melaleuca serves hundreds of thousands of households in 20 countries and territories 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 named him as the Entrepreneur of the Year. He has served as a board member on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for more than 20 years.
Before his time at Melaleuca, VanderSloot worked 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 herds of Angus cattle in the U.S. He and his wife, Belinda, live in Idaho Falls. They have 14 children.
Here are a few news articles that profile Melaleuca founder Frank VanderSloot. Forbes magazine, Inc. magazine and Horatio Alger Association
Frank VanderSloot News
Saving the Family Farm: Frank VanderSloot Rescues 800 Farmers
“Without Frank VanderSloot, we might have all gone broke,” recalls dairyman Gaylon Claysen.
Up Close with Frank VanderSloot
Of particular note is his take on facing tough times—something with which he’s familiar: “Adversity can be a blessing.”
Melaleuca Freedom Celebration: One of America’s biggest Fourth of July Fireworks shows
The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration averages more than 10 shells per second, launches thrilling special effects and culminates in a grand finale of thousands of shells.
Melaleuca CEO Writes Editorial About Immigration Reform in The Idaho Statesman
According to the Kauffman Foundation, immigrants are twice as likely to start a new business as native-born Americans.
Frank and Belinda VanderSloot Receive Preservation Award From Bonneville County Heritage Association
The award honors Frank and Belinda for their efforts in completely restoring the historic New Sweden School building.