Melaleuca Founder and Executive Chairman Frank VanderSloot

Frank VanderSloot has been leading Melaleuca: The Wellness Company since it began in September 1985. VanderSloot served as Melaleuca CEO for 37 years before his full-time appointment to Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. During this time, he 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

Melaleuca: Area Company That Sells Cleaning Products Internationally Was ‘Green’ Before It Was Popular

Melaleuca CEO says revenues, sales force on rise

“More people are interested in some fallback income, some secondary income,” VanderSloot said

Frank VanderSloot: From Rags to Riches

Frank VanderSloot: From Rags to Riches

Most Eastern Idahoans recognize him from Melaleuca or the big Independence Day fireworks program held every year in Idaho Falls.

Frank VanderSloot: Speaking his mind

Frank VanderSloot: Speaking his mind

If there’s a major issue that affects Eastern Idaho, chances are Frank VanderSloot has an opinion about it.

Frank VanderSloot: Wife, family, & future

Frank VanderSloot: Wife, family, & future

“If you’re gonna step out and take an active role in the community, part of the price you pay is publicity whether you want it or not,” says VanderSloot.

Melaleuca Newsroom text above global headquarters

Melaleuca leader enjoys rural roots

“I liked people, but just kept quiet,” he said. “I ran track but was not a socializer.

Frank VanderSloot - Random Act of Kindness

Frank VanderSloot – Random Act of Kindness

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