Helping Melaleuca Grow
Since the company began in September 1985, VanderSloot has directed its growth into an international company that generates more than $1 billion in annual revenue. He has directed the development of the company’s nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household cleaning products.
Under VanderSloot’s leadership, Melaleuca has been ranked on Inc. magazine’s list of the nation’s 500 fastest-growing, privately-held firms. Melaleuca is a member of the Inc. 500 Hall of Fame and is the only firm to remain on Inc.’s list for five consecutive years while also earning the publication’s "A profitability" rating each year.
Honoring 27 Years of Excellence
VanderSloot has earned awards for his leadership from institutes of higher learning and prestigious business organizations.
- Idaho’s Business Leader of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, CNN, and USA Today
- Idaho Hall of Fame
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
- Horatio Alger Award, 2015 Inductee of the Horatio Alger Association
A Business Mind
VanderSloot earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In addition to his responsibilities at Melaleuca, VanderSloot owns several large cattle ranches, and one of the nation’s largest and most elite registered Angus herds.