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Company Spotlights provide in-depth profiles that cover the history, philosophy, philanthropy, growth, development and corporate culture of groundbreaking companies in the channel.
When Brian Underwood saw how his high school basketball coach utilized his platform to create a second stream of income as a distributor for a direct selling company that was many times his coaching salary, that was it; he was hooked. PRÜVIT Founded: 2015 Headquarters: Melissa, Texas Top Executive: Brian Underwood, Founder and CEO Products: Health and Wellness […]
Immunotec has quite a compelling story to tell. Its 20-year history is rooted in groundbreaking scientific research and product innovation, which began 40 years ago in Canada. Immunotec Founded: 1996 Headquarters: Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada Top Executive: CEO, Mauricio Domenzain 2017 Revenue: $101.5 Million Products: Immune-Boosting Supplements But the story isn’t over—by a longshot, according to new CEO Mauricio Domenzain. A […]
In their first month of business, 4Life Research founders David and Bianca Lisonbee made $254 in sales. Today that would buy only about six containers of 4Life Transfer Factor Classic supplements. 4Life Research Founded: 1998 Headquarters: Sandy, Utah Top Executive: President and CEO Danny Lee 2016 Revenue: $316 Million Products: Cell-Based Health and Wellness. In 2017, their sales were $316 […]
Thirty-One Gifts is committed to empowering women—whether consultants, customers, or young girls struggling with confidence and other issues. This passion to help women is driven by Founder and CEO Cindy Monroe, who began the company 15 years ago in her basement. Thirty-One specializes in personalized handbags, totes, duffle bags, lunch bags and other carryall products. […]
Photo: Southwestern group service project in Dominican Republic. “THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT OUR INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES WITH SOUTHWESTERN PROVIDED was the development of character—doing what needed to be done whether we felt like it or not.” “Yes, the planning, goal setting and book-keeping were all good skills, but it was ‘hitting the wall,’ which we all […]
Managing an $8.8 billion global enterprise while being the face of a $183 billion international market is a lot of responsibility. But Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company, with headquarters in Ada, Michigan, seems comfortable with—and energized by—the challenge. Amway Founded: 1959 Headquarters: Ada, Michigan Top Executives: Co-CEOs Steve Van Andel and Doug DeVos 2016 Revenue: $8.80 billion […]