AGGIES BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL BRAND
Sam & Kacie Malouf
Founders of Malouf & the Malouf Foundation
Sam Malouf founded Malouf, a luxury bedding company, in 2003 with his wife, Kacie. Today, he leads and motivates a team of over 400 employees.
In 2018, Sam Malouf ranked No. 23 on the Glassdoor Top CEOs Employees’ Choice Award list, placing him in the top 1 percent. Sam also received the 2017 Ernest & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award in the Utah Region. Sam Malouf heads the Malouf Foundation, which named the fight against child sex trafficking as its flagship cause, and also works to end domestic abuse while supporting families and children in need.
Kacie Malouf founded Malouf in 2003 with her husband, Sam. Today, having just celebrated the company’s 15-year anniversary, Sam and Kacie Malouf have seen tremendous growth since the early days of the business and now employ over 400 people. Kacie was recently named one of the most influential women in the bedding and furniture industry by Home Furnishings News magazine.
Over time, and with the addition of five children, Kacie transitioned into a consultative role in the company while actively running the Malouf Foundation and serving in her community on the Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse (CAPSA) board.
About the Entrepreneur Leadership Series
The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University present a series of distinguished speakers in entrepreneurship during the spring semester each year.
On Wednesday nights from January through April, prominent entrepreneurs visit our campus and interact with students, faculty members, and business leaders, and then speak to the community. Each speaker begins at 6:00 p.m. in the University Inn & Conference Center Auditorium.
The series is broadcast to regional campuses across the state and posted on the web for future viewing.