No. 9 Economic Engines: Young Living

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CITY Lehi

FOUNDED 1993

EMPLOYEES 3,200

INDUSTRY Essential oils/direct sales

WEBSITE YoungLiving.com

FOUNDER Mary Young, 71

THE COMPANY An essential oils company distributed through a direct sales model.

LIME OF THEIR LIFE

1. Young Living earned more than $2.2 billion in sales last year and has 6 million brand partners. It has more than 270 essential oils and blends.

2. The company is the largest woman-owned and operated business in the state of Utah.

3. Young Living pledges to be a “zero waste company” in five years and is committed to sustainable practices.

4. In 2019, Young Living moved into its state-of-the-art headquarters in Lehi. Young Living operates in 29 international markets and has 33 offices worldwide.

5. Young Living was founded by Mary Young and her late husband, D. Gary Young, 27 years ago. The company has 3 Pillars of Philanthropy focused on championing education, developing enterprise, and ending exploitation.

SHINING MOMENT “The greatest reward is hearing about how our products benefit those who use them,” founder Mary Young says.

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