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Our History

Our Founding

Ball Ventures, LLC was founded in 2002 by Allen Ball, who established the company with CEO Cortney Liddiard. Cortney was instrumental in forming the company from the beginning with Allen and continues to steer the operations and the company culture. Allen remains very active in the various business interests of Ball Ventures, LLC. 

About Allen Ball

Allen Ball is the founder of Ball Ventures, LLC. Allen Ball is a true entrepreneur. Born and raised in eastern Idaho, Allen graduated from Madison High School in Rexburg, Idaho and went on to study at the University of Idaho in Moscow.

Over the years, Allen has been involved in various occupations and business ventures including mining, timber, construction, real estate development, commercial real estate, construction materials, gravel pits, farming, farm implement sales, motor sports sales, and lending, among other ventures; but he is probably most known for his involvement in forming Melaleuca, Inc.

Allen has been married to his wife, Connie, for over 40 years and they currently reside in Idaho Falls, Idaho. They have six children and many grandchildren.

In addition to Allen’s numerous business ventures, he has donated to various civic, community and church organizations. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He serves on the Board of Directors of Melaleuca, Inc. and I-Minerals Inc.