Honoring Melaleuca’s 27 Years of Excellence!

Spanning the past two decades, Melaleuca has been recognized again and again as an exceptional company with an exceptional CEO that accomplishes exceptional things.

Melaleuca has reaped local, state, national and even international accolades for its business prowess and charitable kindness, while Melaleuca Chief Executive Officer Frank VanderSloot has earned awards for his leadership from institutes of higher learning and prestigious business organizations.

Melaleuca’s kindness in times of need has also earned the company awards from the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and the Boy Scouts of America. U.S. Senator and former Lt. Governor Jim Risch said of Melaleuca’s giving, “[Melaleuca] opened its pocketbook, opened its heart and saved lives. They were heroes.”

While they may have been given for specific actions, these awards are only the icing on the cake commemorating years of excellence and enhancing lives.

Full listing of Melaleuca's Awards

Image Year Award Title Country Description
Melaleuca 2008 The Better Business Bureau presents Melaleuca with The BBB Torch Award United States
of America
The Better Business Bureau honors Melaleuca for its example of ethics and integrity in dealing with customers, employees and the community.
Frank VanderSloot 2009 Frank VanderSloot - Entrepreneur of the Year United States
of America
American Solutions recently honored Mr. Frank L. Vandersloot, CEO of Melaleuca, Inc., as the 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year from Idaho.
Frank VanderSloot 2001 Frank VanderSloot - Entrepreneur of the Year United States
of America
Ernst & Young, CNN, and USA Today name Melaleuca President and CEO Frank L. VanderSloot "Entrepreneur of the Year."
1998 Idaho Business Leader of the Year United States
of America
Idaho State University recognizes Melaleuca President and CEO Frank L. VanderSloot as Idaho's 'Business Leader of the Year.'
2013 The Heritage Achievement Award United States
of America
To recognize extraordinary citizenship and commitment to their community, Frank and Belinda VanderSloot were presented the Heritage Achievement Award by the Bonneville County Heritage Association on Aug. 29, 2013. The award honors Frank and Belinda for their vision, efforts and financial donation to completely restore the historic New Sweden School building and generously donate its use to the newly formed American Heritage Charter School.
2000 Inc. 500 Hall of Fame United States
of America
Inc. Magazine inducts Melaleuca into its Hall of Fame for its accomplishment of being the only privately owned company in Inc. 500 history to make the list five consecutive years while maintaining an "A" profitability rating each year.
2005 Better Business Bureau Hall of Fame United States
of America
The Better Business Bureau places Melaleuca in its Hall of Fame.
Melaleuca 2012 Better Business Bureau Congratulates Melaleuca for Continued Commitment to Ethics, Community, Employees and Customers United States
of America
The Better Business Bureau honored Melaleuca at its Trusted Business Celebration for its accomplishments as a past recipient of the BBB Hall of Fame Award in 2005 and the BBB Torch Award in 2008.
2007 Salvation Army Others Award United States
of America
The National Salvation Army awards Melaleuca its highest National honor for the company's efforts to help victims of Hurricane Katrina
2007 Frank VanderSloot inducted into The Idaho Hall of Fame United States
of America
The Idaho Hall of Fame inducts Melaleuca President and CEO Frank L. VanderSloot in the state's Hall of Fame. Frank L. VanderSloot joins the Hall of Fame with other prominent Idahoans, including Governor C.L. "Butch"” Otter and former Governor Jim Risch
1991 Blue Chip Enterprise United States
of America
Melaleuca accepts the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's 'Blue Chip Enterprise' award, which recognizes companies that overcome great adversity on their way to success.
1990 Melaleuca Inc. 500 United States
of America
Inc. Magazine lists Melaleuca as the 37th fastest growing privately owned company in the United States.
1991 – 1994 Melaleuca Inc. 500 United States
of America
Melaleuca continues on the Inc. 500 list for the next four years as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States.
2008 Circle of Humanitarians United States
of America
The American Red Cross recognizes Melaleuca for its charitable response to Hurricane Katrina victims.
2005 Exceptional Support United States
of America
The Department of Defense thanks Melaleuca for its exceptional support to the men and women of the Minnesota Guard and Reserves.
2008 Innovative Company of the Year (Finalist) and Innovator of the Year (Finalist) United States
of America
The Stoel Rives Idaho Innovation Awards named Melaleuca as a finalist in two categories.
2008 Mayor's Energy Efficiency Award United States
of America
Both the Mayor of Idaho Falls and Idaho Falls Power awarded Melaleuca for its participation in the IFP Switch Program. Melaleuca's efforts saved 544,408 kWh, the largest energy savings of any of the program's participants, significantly aiding IFP and Idaho Falls enjoy clean and reliable electrical service.
2009 Hong Kong Award for Environmental Excellence Hong Kong Melaleuca awarded for demonstrating "a high commitment to environmental protection and waste reduction."
2008 – 2009 Caring Company Hong Kong The Hong Kong Council of Social Service and the Hong Kong government awarded Melaleuca for building "a caring community spirit through cultivating corporate citizenship and strategic partnership among the business, public and non-profit organisations."
2004 Healthy Workplace Award United States
of America
The American Psychological Association awards Melaleuca with the 'Healthy Workplace' designation.
2005 Education for Life United States
of America
The Direct Selling Association honors Melaleuca with the 'Education for Life' award.
2003 Environmental Excellence Award United States
of America
The Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry recognizes Melaleuca for environmental excellence.
2008 Melaleuca awarded the Silver Beaver -
Boy Scouts of America
United States
of America
The Boy Scouts of America awarded Frank L. VanderSloot the Silver Beaver, the highest honor that can be given by the Grand Teton Council.
1996 – 2002 Outstanding Service to Community United States
of America
The Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce honors Melaleuca President and CEO Frank L. VanderSloot for outstanding service to the community: "In recognition of your dedication and unflagging commitment to the [principles] of regional cooperation and economic development."
1996 Employer of the Year United States
of America
Development Workshop, Inc., recognizes Melaleuca as 'Employer of the Year.'
1998 Distinguished Community Service United States
of America
Boy Scouts of America's Grand Teton Council recognizes Melaleuca President and CEO Frank L. VanderSloot for his continued support of the annual 'Scouting For Food' campaign.
1999 Improving the Quality of Education United States
of America
Idaho School District 91 recognizes Melaleuca for improving the quality of education in Idaho
2000 Commitment to Idaho's Children United States
of America
The Idaho State Board of Education recognizes Melaleuca: The Wellness Company® for outstanding contributions, dedication and commitment to Idaho's children.
2001 Dedication to Community Award United States
of America
The Idaho State Police award Melaleuca for involvement in the community of Idaho Falls and Bonneville County..
2001 Excellence in Education United States
of America
The Direct Selling Association awards Melaleuca for encouraging and funding education.
2002 Healthy Workplace Award United States
of America
American Psychological Association
2006 Melaleuca Day United States
of America
The mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., declares June 30, 2006, 'Melaleuca Day'
2008 The Gold Award Australia The Australian Customer Service Awards presented Melaleuca with this award, saying, "Melaleuca really stands out as one of the very best [companies] we have worked with."
2008 Leader Business Achiever Award Australia Awarded for the large retailer category by the Australian newspaper group Leader.
2008 Most Valuable Person United States
of America
The Idaho Republican Party recognized Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot as Most Valuable Person for his resource contributions to the party. (By way of information, the Governor came in second.)

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