Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Bio no the ower of my company...What a amazing Man

Frank L. VanderSloot
BornFrank Vandersloot
(1948-08-14) August 14, 1948 (age 64)
Alma materRicks College and Brigham Young University
OccupationEntrepreneur and CEO
Known forCEO of Melaleuca, Inc.
ReligionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Frank L. VanderSloot (born August 14, 1948) is an American entrepreneur, radio network owner, rancher, and political campaign financier. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Melaleuca, Inc., an Idaho Falls, Idaho-headquartered international company that sells nutritional supplements, cleaning supplies, and personal-care products through multi-level marketing His other business interests include Riverbend Ranch, an award winning commercial ranch operation,   and Riverbend Communications, a group of broadcast radio stations. VanderSloot also serves on the board of directors and executive board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In 2011, the Land Report listed him as the nation’s 92nd largest landowner.
VanderSloot served as one of sixty national finance co-chairs for Mitt Romney's 2008 presidential campaign, a role he reprised in 2012.   He contributed $1.1 million and helped to raise between $2 million and $5 million for Romney’s 2012 campaign. He has been a major financial contributor to Republican campaigns and paid for advertising in opposition to several Idaho Democratic political candidates. His public stances on gay-rights issues have generated opposition from journalists, commentators, and gay-rights groups.
VanderSloot sponsors the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, the largest annual Independence Day fireworks display west of the Mississippi. He was the primary financier of the American Heritage Charter School in Idaho Falls.

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