Allen L. Ball

Mr. Ball is a successful Idaho business man and has been involved in many business ventures including farming, farm implement sales, vending machines, cosmetics industry, mining, timber, construction and related materials, high tech venture capital, commercial car washes, A/R factoring, septic system sales / installation / servicing, lending, real estate development, hospitality, assisted living, pharmaceutical, firearms manufacturing, fishing lodge/outfitting, and motorsports sales, but he is probably most known for his involvement in forming Melaleuca, Inc.

In 1983, Allen and his brother Roger started a business formulated around “tea tree oil” which is obtained from the melaleuca plant. This evolved into the privately held company which is now known as Melaleuca, Inc. where Allen continues as a major shareholder and Chairman of the Board.