Founders

Founders

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Blake M. Roney

Founder

 

Blake Roney is one of the founders of the company and served as its president and CEO from 1984 until 1996, and as the company’s chairman of the board from 1984 to 2012. Today  Nu Skin Enterprises is one of the largest direct selling companies in the world, and its products are sold throughout the Americas, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. The company's stock is publicly traded on the New York  Stock Exchange.

 

Roney’s business and civic achievements are numerous and include recognition by the International Business Awards as the 2009 Chairman of the Year, a 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award program for the Utah region, a 2004 honor as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Utah, recent recognition as   The Utah County Chamber of Commerce 2011 Pillar of the Valley Award, Chief of Mtalimanja Village in Malawi, Africa and an Honorary Doctorate   of Humane Letters degree from Salt Lake Community College. Roney earned an academic degree in business finance from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management in 1983. The father of eight children, he serves on several community and university boards and is  active in civic and religious organizations.


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Steven J. Lund

Executive Chairman of the Board, Executive Director of Nourish the Children

 

Steven J. Lund serves as executive chairman of the board for Nu Skin Enterprises. He also serves as the executive director of the company’s Nourish the Children initiative, which has facilitated the donation of hundreds of millions of meals to malnourished children around the world.

 

Lund has also served in various other roles at the company including vice chairman of the board from 2006 to 2012 and president and chief executive officer from 1996 to 2003. He also served as executive vice president of Nu Skin International.

 

Lund has served on the board of directors for the U.S. Direct Selling Association, and has participated in various civic and religious leadership roles; he served as chairman of the Utah Valley University board of trustees and was appointed to the Utah State Board of Regents in 2015.

 

Before joining Nu Skin Enterprises, Lund worked as an attorney in a private law practice after earning a juris doctorate degree from Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School (1983).


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Sandra N. Tillotson

Senior Vice President, Founder

 

Sandra Tillotson is a founder of Nu Skin. In 1984, Tillotson helped found the company, assisting in the development of the original Nu Skin product line and the establishment of the company’s unique global marketing plan.

Tillotson was also a member of the company’s Board of Directors until 2012. Her leadership has helped Nu Skin develop into a global multi-billion dollar anti-aging company.

 

As early as 1993, Working Woman magazine named Tillotson one of the top 10 female business owners in the U.S. In 2001, Feminine Fortunes magazine awarded her the honor of being one of just 50 "Women of the New Millennium" alongside Katie Couric, Oprah Winfrey, and Sandra Day O'Connor. In 2011, Tillotson was recognized as one of 30 Women to Watch by Utah Business magazine. In 2015, Tillotson was awarded the prestigious “Mover and Shaker Trailblazer Award” by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) SLC Chapter for her inspiring leadership, hard work and service to the Utah community.

 

Tillotson is also involved in many philanthropic efforts. She is a trustee of the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation, a private foundation established to improve the lives of children by offering them hope for a life free from disease, illiteracy and poverty. Tillotson also serves as vice president of Seacology, an international environmental non-profit organization that focuses on saving endangered species, habitats and cultures of islands throughout the world. Tillotson has a bachelor’s degree in education from Brigham Young University and taught in various Utah public schools.


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