Chairman, CEO, e.l.f.| Chairman and CEO, e.l.f.
Tarang has been with e.l.f. since 2014. Since 2014, Tarang has served in his current role at e.l.f. His experience in consumer products includes more than 25 years building brands, leading innovation and assembling high-performing teams. Tarang was previously the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Schiff Nutrition. Prior to Schiff, he was vice president, general manager of The Clorox Company’s $1.7 billion Litter, Food and Charcoal businesses. He started his career at Procter & Gamble, where he held several management positions. Tarang received his B.A. Duke University offers a B.A. in international policy and a M.B.A. in international management.
Christophe Beck | President and CEO, Ecolab
Ecolab Inc.’s president and chief executive is Beck. WaterServices and solutions that protect people and their vital resources, including hygiene and infection prevention. Prior to becoming president and chief executive officer on Jan. 1, 2021, Beck was Ecolab’s president and chief operating officer. Beck has held several leadership roles at Ecolab including executive vice-president and president, Global Industrial Group; executive president and vice president of Nalco Water (an Ecolab company); and executive vice-president and president, International Regions. Previously, Beck was executive vice president and president of Global Integration, overseeing the integration of Nalco following Ecolab’s acquisition of the company in 2011. His earlier roles at Ecolab include executive vice president, Institutional Sector; senior vice president and general manager, Institutional Foodservice – North America; and senior vice president, Corporate Marketing and Strategy. Prior to joining Ecolab in 2007, Beck was senior executive at Nestlé for 16 years. He worked earlier in his career on a European Space Agency space shuttle project. Education: Beck holds a master’s degree in Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Paula Begoun | Founder and CEO, Paula’s Choice
Rosalind Brewer, CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance| CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Rosalind (Roz), Brewer joined Walgreens Boots Alliance in March 2021 as Chief Executive Officer. She also is a Director on WBA’s Board. Brewer was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks and Group President from October 2017 through January 2021. Prior to Starbucks, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sam’s Club, a membership-only retail warehouse club and division of Walmart, Inc., from February 2012 to February 2017. Ms. Ms. Brewer has held various executive leadership positions at Walmart since 2006. Before joining Walmart, she was the President of Global Nonwovens Division, a global company that produces hygiene and health products, for Kimberly-Clark Corporation. She also held various management roles at Kimberly-Clark since 1984.
James Michael Chu | Co-CEO, L Catterton
Pete Columbia | CEO, PDC
Pete Columbia, who had been President, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors effective September 1, 2020. Columbia has more 30 years of experience working in the branded consumer health and wellness and personal care industries at Unilever (White Rain), Lornamead KAO, Lornamead, Lornamead, KAO, and PDC. Over his 11 years with PDC, he has held many senior roles. He was originally appointed Chief Commercial and Sales Officer in 2009, before being promoted to President and Chief Commercial Officer.
James Christl | President and CEO, JAFRA Cosmetics
James Christl is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer at Jafra Cosmetics International. James was named Chief Executive Officer in December 2018. He was also Senior Vice President and Chief Finance Officer from January 2017 through April 2019. He is a member of Jafra’s Board of Directors. James reports directly to Jafra’s Board of Directors and is responsible the overall strategic leadership and operations of JAFRA. Christl’s experience includes roles at Warnaco, Technicolor, and Cole Haan. He earned his Bachelor’s in Business Economics at the University of California Santa Barbara, and his MBA in Finance at Loyola Marymount University.
Scott Dahnke | Co-CEO, L Catterton
Michaeline DeJoria | CEO, John Paul Mitchell Systems
John Paul Mitchell Systems cofounder John Paul DeJoria’s daughter, Michaeline DeJoria is the CEO at John Paul Mitchell Systems. She oversees all brands’ future development. Before she was able to take on the role of CEO, she worked in different departments. This experience informs her managerial style to this day—making processes and departments streamlined and organized, with an emphasis on finding new opportunities for improvement. Michaeline studied Product Design at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising as well as Organizational Communications at Pepperdine University and Industrial Psychology at Pepperdine University.
Chairman, President and CEO, Church & Dwight| Chairman, President and CEO, Church & Dwight
Farrell has been chairman of Church & Dwight from May 2019 and president/CEO since January 2016. Farrell has also held the positions of EVO, COO, CFO, and many other roles.
President & CEO, Tupperware Brands| President and CEO, Tupperware Brands
Miguel Fernandez joined the company in April 2020, with a keen focus on stabilizing our core business operations. He was also Global President of Avon Products. He also held senior roles at Herbalife Nutrition.
Fabrizio Freda | President and CEO, The Estée Lauder Companies
Freda joined the company as President and Chief Operating officer in March 2008. Since assuming the CEO position in July 2009, Freda has been responsible for the company’s overall vision, strategy, financial objectives and investment priorities. He is a member of the company’s Prior to joining The Estée Lauder Companies, Freda had a 20-year career at Procter & Gamble, where he was responsible for numerous operating, marketing and strategic efforts spanning different geographies and categories. He also spent more a decade in increasing positions in the Health and Beauty Care division of P&G. He was responsible for the launch and expansion in several European countries of a P&G haircare brand. In his last role at P&G, he was President, Global Snacks. He restructured the company, managed its turnaround, and managed employees, factories, and research-and-development centers around the globe. Prior to P&G Freda managed marketing and strategic planning for Gucci SpA.
Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson| Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson
Gorsky is the chairman of the Board and Chief executive officer of Johnson & Johnson. He is one of only seven people to have held this dual role since the company’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 44. In 1988, Gorsky began his career at Johnson & Johnson as a Janssen Pharmaceutica sales representative. Over the next 30 years, he held increasing levels of responsibility in sales, marketing and management. In 2012, he was named CEO. Gorsky was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. He served six years in Army. In 1996, Gorsky received his MBA at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
President and CEO, Rodan + Fields| President and CEO, Rodan + Fields
Dimitri Haloulos, President and CEO of Rodan + Fields, is Dimitri Haloulos. As President and CEO, Dimitri is committed to strengthening the company’s core direct selling business model to become the industry leading direct seller. This includes a focus to provide a better digital experience for Independent Consultants and Customers. Haloulos has more than 20 years of omni-channel experience in consumer-packaged goods, retail and the financial services industry. He has a track record for achieving success. He joined Rodan + Fields in January 2020 as the Chief Growth Officer to innovate and expand the brand in support of advancing the company’s mission of bringing dermatology-inspired skincare to more people. Dimitri was the CEO of BevMo! for four years, leading the transformation of the West Coast’s leading specialty beverage retailer. He has also held leadership positions at Procter & Gamble Albertsons and Safeway. Haloulos is a graduate of Indiana University with a Master of Business Administration degree. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree at West Point and was an officer in the United States Army.
Chairman and CEO, Mary Kay| Chairman and CEO, Mary Kay
Holl is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Mary Kay Inc., and member of the Mary Kay Inc. board of directors and leader of the company’s executive committee. Holl brings nearly 60 years experience in operations in nearly 40 countries to the top beauty brand. Holl leads thousands of Mary Kay Inc. workers and millions of independent sellers worldwide. David joined Mary Kay Inc. as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in 1993. He was responsible for Mary Kay’s overall financial growth around the world. He was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in 2001. In 2006, David assumed the title President and Chief Executive Officer. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master of Management Administration. He was awarded the University of South Carolina’s Outstanding MBA Candidate.
President & CEO, Gojo| President and CEO, Gojo
Jaros joined Gojo in 2016 as Chief Strategy Officer. She was then promoted to Chief Operating officer and became President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2020. As an executive, board member, and investor, she has worked on and in more than 50 organizations— from established public and private companies, to startups and non-profits. Prior to GOJO Carey was the President at Walnut Ridge Strategic Management Co. She began her relationship with GOJO in her role as a Board Director. Prior to Walnut Ridge Carey was Vice President of Dealer Tire, a large privately-owned tire distributor. There, she had P&L accountability for half the business. She also managed the Strategy and Finance departments. Bain & Company was her first 12 year of her career. Jaros earned her AB in Public Policy at Brown University and her MBA from Harvard Business School. Carey and her husband have three children.
President, CEO and Chairman of SC Johnson| President, CEO and Chairman, SC Johnson
H. Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO, is the Chairman of the Board at SC Johnson & Son, Inc. He is the fifth generation Johnson family leader for this company, which has been in operation for over a century. He joined SC Johnson as a senior manager and marketer in 1987. Fisk Johnson is the fifth generation Johnson family member and leader of the 134 year-old company. Johnson is a member of US President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology. Johnson is also a member of the US Trade Representatives Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation (since 2002), as well as the Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors. Education: He has a B.A. He has a B.A. in Chemistry, Physics and an M.Eng. (Masters of Engineering); M.S. Cornell University offers three levels of education: a Master’s in Engineering; a MBA; and a Ph.D. in Physics.
Rod R. Little | President and CEO, Edgewell Personal Care
Before being named CEO in March 2019, Little served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, he led the company’s finance organization, oversaw the IT organization, and collaborated with senior and functional leadership to analyze the business and develop focused strategic and operating plans that drove revenue, margin, and market share. Additionally, he was instrumental in the launch and implementation of Edgewell’s Project Fuel initiative to drive growth. He has more 20 years of experience in global consumer goods organizations and significant public company experience. He is also a proven leader in driving results. Rod was the CFO at HSN, Inc. prior to Edgewell. He was also the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Elizabeth Arden earlier in his career. He was an executive vice president and CFO at Elizabeth Arden for 16 years. Prior to that, he served five years in the United States Air Force. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance (MBA) from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science in Management (BS) from the United States Air Force Academy.
Ron Lombardi | President and CEO, Prestige Brands
Myles McCormick | CEO, Forma Brands
Chief executive officer; Bath & Body Works, Inc.| Chief Executive Officer; Bath & Body Works, Inc. (formerly L Brands)
Meslow is the chief executive officer at Bath & Body Works. He was promoted to CEO of Bath & Body Works in February 2020 after serving as the brand’s chief operating officer for eight years. At the close of L Brands’ annual meeting of stockholders, he was elected to the board of directors. He became the company’s CEO. He has more experience than 15 years at Bath & Body Works, and 30 years in specialty retail. Meslow was the COO of Bath & Body Works. He managed several areas of the business including finance, merchandise planning, allocation, store operations, and the direct channel. Meslow joined L Brands in 2003, working in roles at Victoria’s Secret and the corporate group before moving to Bath & Body Works in 2005 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Meslow spent more than seven years at Banana Republic, where he held various leadership positions, including vice-president/brand CFO. His retail career began at Ann Taylor in 1991. He was part of the Loft Launch Team. Education: He graduated from Princeton University.
Jon R. Moeller
Jon R. Moeller – President and CEO, Procter & Gamble| President and CEO, Procter & Gamble
P&G – Moeller “has been an integral part of P&G’s leadership team for well over two decades, developing strategies that P&G people are executing with excellence to drive the company’s growth today. P&G’s positive momentum and return to balanced growth and value creation reflect the underlying strength of these strategic choices and the organization.”
Prior to becoming CEO, he was P&G’s Chief Operating Officer, with profit/loss responsibility for P&G’s Enterprise Markets (Latin America, India, Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe). He also led the company’s Investor Relations, Information Technology, Global Business Services, Sales, Market Operations, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Distribution efforts. Moeller held the role of P&G’s Chief Financial Officer for more than 12 years, leading P&G’s Finance & Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Investor Relations functions. He managed P&G’s global Duracell, Salon Professional, Retail Hair Color, Prestige FragrancesRetail Hair Color businesses for a multiyear period as these businesses were sold. Since joining P&G in 1988 as a cost analyst, Moeller has held various senior leadership roles in categories, sectors and regions, including assignments in China, as the company’s Treasurer, Global Beauty, Health, Feminine Care Finance Senior VP, and Corporate Forecasting & Analysis.
Sue Y. Nabi
Sue Y. Nabi | CEO, Coty
Sue Y. Nabi (a French-born Algerian entrepreneur and innovator in the world global beauty industry) assumed the CEO role at Coty Inc starting September 1, 2020. Previously, she served as Worldwide President of both L’Oréal, and Lancôme, during her 20-year tenure at L’Oréal. Nabi began her career at L’Oréal in 1993, where her passion, ambition and talent for bringing brands alive would lead to her becoming the youngest ever CEO in L’Oréal history for L’Oréal Paris. Nabi developed her unique recipe for success, which included a strong innovation pipeline, disruptive packaging, and finally, a selection of muses that women and men felt connected to. Evolving the slogan of L’Oréal Paris to “because we’re worth it” cemented the brand’s inclusivity and after four years it was thriving in double-digit growth.
In 2009, Nabi was tasked with revitalizing Lancôme. The same recipe for success was applied to make Lancôme the brand of happiness, resulting in three years of up to double-digit growth and a record turnover of €3.2b, with the launch of the most successful fragrance of the last twenty years, ‘La Vie est Belle’, represented by Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts, and now the second best-selling prestige perfume in the world. She resigned for L’Oréal in 2013. Orveda was founded in 2017. Nabi holds an Advanced Master’s Degree in Marketing Management from ESSEC Paris Business School and an Engineering Degree in Agronomy.
Ryan Napierski | President and CEO, Nu Skin
Ryan Napierski currently serves as Nu Skin’s president and CEO. Before taking on the CEO role, he served as president of Nu Skin for four years. Prior to this role he was president of global sales and operations, president of Nu Skin’s North Asia region and president of Nu Skin Japan. Since joining the company in 1995, he has fulfilled multiple positions for Nu Skin including vice president of global business development, general manager for the United Kingdom, vice president of European business development, key account manager for United States executives, vice president of business development and chief operating officer for the North Asia region. Napierski holds a bachelor’s degree in business, a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University and a master’s degree in international business from Goethe Universität in Germany.
Rick Odum | CEO, Guthy Renker
CEO, Neora| Founder and CEO, Neora
Dan Orchard – Interim CEO and president of Scentsy| Interim CEO and president, Scentsy
Scentsy President Dan Orchard was promoted to interim CEO on May 1, 2021 assuming primary responsibility for Scentsy’s operations, and will continue to work closely with the Scentsy executive team who oversees company functions. Orchard has a long history with Scentsy. He joined the company as a brand manager in 2009. He served as brand manager over Scentsy’s core product lines before working on Scentsy’s international expansion efforts in Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand – even living abroad with his family in the UK and in Australia – before being appointed to Scentsy president in 2019. Orchard has an MBA from Utah State University, as well as an extensive background in international business, operations, consumer products and direct selling. Orchard graduated from Utah State University with a MBA.
Chief Executive Officer, Amway| Chief Executive Officer, Amway
Milind Pant joined Amway on January 2019, as Chief Executive officer. He leads the overall management of Amway and is responsible for setting the company’s strategic vision and growth strategies. Pant reports directly to and holds a seat on Amway’s Board of Directors. Since its founding in 1959, Pant is the first non-family member of the business’s management. He also serves on Amway’s Executive Staff comprised of top cross-functional executive leaders focused on enhancing company culture, talent capabilities and global market needs.
Pant was the President of Pizza Hut International before Amway. Brands. He was responsible for the international division in 109 countries, with more than 9,000 Pizza Hut locations. He was also previously President – Yum! China, served as Yum! Thailand and Chief Marketing Officer – Yum! Indian Subcontinent. Pant also spent 14 years with Unilever in a variety of executive roles, including Vice President – Foods for Africa, Middle East, Turkey. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade with a Master of International Business and from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences in India with a Master of Management Studies.
Debra G. Perelman
Debra G. Peelman | President and CEO, Revlon
Debra G.Perelman is President, Chief Executive Officer and a member on the Board of Directors of Revlon. Perelman was previously Chief Operating Officer of Revlon. Perelman began her career at Revlon after completing the company’s management training program. She then went on to hold various roles in the business including finance, distribution, sales operations, international, and marketing. This was over a 20-year period of service with the Company. Perelman oversees corporate strategy and leads Revlon’s ongoing digitization. She has established infrastructure and deployed resources to create a cutting-edge ecommerce business. Perelman has a track record of innovation and has partnered the MIT Media Lab in order to explore new ways to disrupt this industry.
Perelman was also a senior executive at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated. This company acquires and manages a diverse portfolio of private and public companies. Most recently, she was EVP Strategy and New Business Development. She focused on portfolio management, strategy, and new technology investment opportunities. She was involved in deals to acquire Deluxe Entertainment (Clare American), Clarke American, John H. Harland Company, and Valassis Communications. Perelman has a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in finance and accounting, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University.
Linda Rendle | Chief Executive Officer, The Clorox Company
Since September 2020, Rendle is The Clorox Company’s chief operating officer. Rendle has held many senior leadership positions over the past nearly 20 years. Most recently, she served as president, overseeing all the company’s businesses, corporate and business development, corporate strategy, and the five core global functions – Marketing, Sales, Product Supply, Research & Development and Information Technology. Previously, she was executive vice president – Cleaning, International, strategy and operations, with responsibility for the company’s Cleaning and International segments and corporate business strategy along with the company’s five core global functions. She previously held a similar position, also overseeing Nutranext and RenewLife. She began serving as senior vice president – Cleaning in 2016, when she also joined the Clorox Executive Committee, adding responsibility for the Professional Products business in 2017. Other roles she has held since joining the organization in 2003 include vice president and general manager — Home Care and positions of increasing responsibility within the Sales and Product Supply organizations, including vice president of sales – Cleaning Division, where she helped to develop new strategies and growth platforms for the Laundry and Home Care businesses; director of sales for the customer supply chain; and director of sales planning– Litter, Food and Charcoal. Her career at Clorox began as a senior sales analyst on the company’s charcoal and insecticides businesses.
Rendle previously worked at The Procter & Gamble Company where she held various positions in sales management. Rendle holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University.
Founder and CEO, Beauty Counter| Founder and CEO, Beauty Counter
Gregg Renfrew launched Beauty Counter in 2013. Her resume includes creating a bridal registry company called The Wedding List (which she sold it to Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and then served there in executive management). She was also the CEO of Best & Co. a clothing retailer.
Garry Ridge | Chairman and CEO, WD-40
Garry Ridge is the chairman and CEO at WD-40 Company. He is responsible for all operations and high-level strategies. He also oversees all relationships and partnerships. Ridge joined WD-40 Company on September 27, 1987. He held various positions within the company’s management, including executive vice-president and chief operating officer and vice-president of international. He has worked in more than 50 countries with WD-40 Company. He was named president and chief executive of WD-40 Company in 1997.
Joni Rogers-Kante – Founder, CEO, and Chairwoman, Senegence| Founder, CEO and Chairwoman, Senegence
Ravi Saligram, President and CEO, Newell Brands| President and CEO, Newell Brands
Saligram serves as the President, CEO, Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors of Newell Brands. Prior to joining Newell Brands, Saligram was Chief Executive Officer and Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world’s largest onsite/online industrial equipment auctioneer. Saligram is responsible in transforming the six-decade old organization into a relationship-based t echnology enabled and data-driven multichannel asset management and disposition platform. Saligram also has more 20 years of experience in senior management at InterContinental Hotels Group, SC Johnson and Aramark. He has a MBA from Michigan University, Ann Arbor, as well as an electrical engineering degree from Bangalore University in India.
CEO, Combe| CEO, Combe
Shetty has more 15 years of experience in consulting, investment banking, and client-side positions. He covers a wide range of industries such as power, media, telecom and CPG. Shetty considers himself a bit like a business generalist. He tries to connect disparate dots to make decisions easier and organize the commercial activities he oversees so that all stakeholders benefit, not just shareholders. Shetty is married to Keech Combe Shetty, whos family founded Combe.
Dan Smytka | President and CEO, Zep
Effective September 3, 2019, Dan Smytka was appointed CEO. After 11 years at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company he joined Zep. Smytka has more than 30 years’ experience as a multi-functional senior executive, with global leadership experiences in the areas of sales & marketing, product management, supply chain management, manufacturing operations and finance. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Smytka held the position of President of North American Building Systems & Services division for Carrier Corporation. Before joining Goodyear, he was President of North American Building Systems & Services division of Carrier Corporation from 2007 to 2008. Smytka earned a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Memphis. He received his Bachelor’s Degree with dual majors in Business Economics and Psychology from Creighton University.
Ray Urdaneta, CEO and Co-Founder of Alcora| CEO and Co-Founder, Alcora
Frank L. VanderSloot | CEO, Melaleuca
Since September 1985, Melaleuca, Inc. has been led by Frank L. VanderSloot. During that time, Frank has guided the company’s growth and made it into a global enterprise with annual revenues over $2 billion. Melaleuca provides services to hundreds of thousands of households in 20 different countries and territories around the world. VanderSloot has also overseen the creation of more than 450 wellness products. He was previously a Regional Vice president at Automated Data Processing (ADP), before he became Vice President at Cox Communications. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Brigham Young University.
Nick Vlahos | CEO, The Honest Co.
In January 2021, The Honest Company appointed Nick Vlahos as its Chief Executive Officer. Vlahos, a veteran in the consumer packaged goods industry has a track-record of building global retail brands such as Burt’s Bees and Brita. Vlahos was also a member of The Honest Company’s Board of Directors. He previously worked as an EVP at The Clorox Company and COO for Honest.
Noel Wallace | Chairman, President and CEO, Colgate-Palmolive
Noel Wallace was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 2019, and Chairman in 2020. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2018 to 2019, responsible for all of the Company’s operating units worldwide. He joined Colgate-Palmolive on September 8, 1987. He has held various senior management positions throughout the company’s history. He became President, Colgate North America and Global Sustainability in 2010, President, Colgate Latin America in 2013 and Chief Operating Officer, Global Innovation & Growth and Hill’s Pet Nutrition in 2016.
CEO, Diversey| CEO, Diversey
Wieland, a highly skilled industrials distribution and service executive with deep operational expertise, has served as interim CEO and member of the Board of Directors since January 2020. He was previously Chief Financial Officer. In January 2020, he was appointed CEO of Diversey. Wieland is a senior executive in scale services organizations and has previously served as CEO of UK operations and Group CFO of Brakes, an international food service company. He was previously the CFO of General Healthcare Group, a private UK hospital owner. He also held a variety of executive positions at British Sky Broadcasting. He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Leeds.
JuE Wong | President and CEO, Olaplex
JuE Wong has extensive experience in scaling business and financial performance for all classes of business from emerging businesses, middle market growth organizations and established/ legacy companies. She is an expert in digital and technology-driven platforms for growth and has both operational and strategic expertise. Wong was the Global Chief Executive officer of Moroccanoil Inc., President of Elizabeth Arden (2015-2017), and Chief Executive Officer at StriVectin (2012-2015). Ms. Wong is currently a director for Cosmetics Executive Women and Committee of 200. Wong received a B.A. (Honors), in Political Science from the Australian National University.
Co-Founder and CEO, Young Living| Co-Founder and CEO, Young Living
Young plays an active role in Young Living’s day-to-day business, providing direction to the executive team and employees. Young also plays an important role in mentoring and empowering Young Living members, helping them share Young Living’s mission and benefits with the world. Mary was introduced to direct selling in 1985. Within two years, she had built a multimillion-dollar company. Since the inception of Young Living, she has combined her expansive knowledge and experience in the direct selling industry and hands-on approach to help Young Living become—and remain—the world leader in essential oils. Mary is also instrumental in Young Living’s philanthropic endeavors, and she leads global outreach efforts through The D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation.