AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ present the Most Admired Companies program each year with the goal of recognizing organizations that excel in these six key areas: Customer opinion; diversity, equity, and inclusion; innovation; leadership excellence; social responsibility; and workplace culture. One of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2021 is Isagenix International.
With hundreds of nominations representing the most innovative, impactful and successful companies in Arizona, being one of Most Admired Companies of 2021 shows that these companies truly represent the best in Arizona business. The Most Admired Companies for 2021 will be honored at an awards dinner Oct. 7, 2021, at Pointe Hilton Resort Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix. Title sponsors for the Most Admired Companies awards are WaFd Bank and Taylor Morrison. For sponsorship information, email Amy.Lindsey@azbigmedia.com. For information about the event honoring the Most Admired Companies, email Lynette.Carrington@azbigmedia.com or click here.
Azbigmedia.com will be spotlighting one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies each day leading up to the awards dinner.
Most Admired Company: 2018, 2021
Top Arizona executives: Jim and Kathy Coover, co-founders
What it does: Global well-being company.
Company profile: Established in 2002, Isagenix International believes that everyone deserves to experience a healthy, joyful, and abundant life. The global wellbeing company offers more than 175 products, which are available in 26 markets. It has more than 550,000 customers worldwide and employs more than 500 people locally. In 2020, the privately owned business headquartered in Gilbert generated $19.7 million in revenue in Arizona. The impact on the state’s economy also includes paying an estimated $886,000 in sales tax, $82.6 million to vendors, and $9.2 million in commissions to its 2,192 independent distributors. The company donated $2.1 million in Arizona last year.
Admirable trait: Since 2002, Isagenix has given $40 million in product and monetary donations to charities and underserved populations worldwide. That number includes grants from the ISA Foundation, a nonprofit launched in 2018 so Isagenix could partner with multiple charitable organizations. The company’s co-founders were instrumental in its launch and pledged to match every dollar raised up to $1 million during its first 24 hours of fundraising. The foundation raised $2.3 million that first day.