Direct Selling News Announces the Most Influential Women in Direct Selling

In its October 2012 issues, Direct Selling News, announced the most influential women in direct selling. There are 65 million women in the industry. Here are some of the most influential names:

Mona Ameli with Belcorp

Dr. Oi-Lin Chen with Sunrider

Angela Loehr Chrysler with Team National

Kathy Coover with Isagenix

Marjorie Fine with Shaklee

Shelli Gardner with Stampin’ Up!

Marla Gottschalk with The Pampered Chef

Jessica Herrin with Stella & Dot

Andrea Jung with Avon

Bonnie Kelly and Teresa Walsh with Silpada Designs

Wendy Lewis with Jeunesse Global

Tami Longaberger with Longaberger

Candace Matthews with Amway

Cindy Monroe with Thirty-One Gifts

Kay Napier with Arbonne

Joani Nielson and Jill Blashack Strahan with Tastefully Simple

Connie Tang with Princess House

Heidi Thompson with Scentsy

Direct Selling News also mentioned the trailblazers of the industry, who include:

Mrs. P.F.E. Albee (1836-1914)

Mary Kay Ash (1918-2001)

Doris Christopher

Mary Crowley (1915-1987)

Jan Day (1920-1997)

Jinger Heath

Joan Horner (1925-2010)

Cheryl Lightle and Rhonda Anderson

Brownie Wise (1913-1992)

Read the full article here. And tell us which women were influential to you in the direct selling industry. For more information on the direct selling industry, visit

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