Doug Wells

BOARD VICE CHAIR

Co-host of Mountain Money since 2012.

Doug Wells is a Vice President and Partner for Albion Financial Group. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University. Doug deeply enjoys helping Albion’s clients succeed in their financial lives. Some of Doug’s additional professional activities include residing on multiple boards such as the Salt Lake Estate Planning Council, Vutara (a startup high tech company) and for Catheter Connections.

Doug is a frequent public speaker and an author on topics of interest to high net worth families, business executives/owners and to many of the charitable causes they support. As an author and presenter his goal is to connect seemingly disparate pieces of information into important patterns and actionable insights.

Doug is an avid fan of outdoor activities including skiing, paragliding and flying general aviation aircraft. He is an FAA certified flight instructor for single and twin-engine aircraft and is a PSIA certified level one ski instructor.

Doug and his wife Linda live in Park City with their 2 daughters.

Ways to Connect

In the second segment of the program, Derek Miller, President and CEO, World Trade Center Utah talks about Utah's economy with Renai and Doug.  Derek is the keynote speaker for the Wasatch Back Economic Summit May 15th at Zermatt Resort in Midway, Utah.

Renai and Doug visit with Alice Mann, author of "Future First: How Successful Leaders Turn Innovation Challenges Into New Value Frontiers." In "Future First," Alice Mann unpacks the three biggest challenges we face - climate change, resource scarcity and social Dynamism. 

Today we speak with Natalie Gochnour, associate dean of the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, about the 12th annual Utah Economic Summit held on April 27. Mark Knold, supervising economist and lead researcher on a study of Utah's core IT sector, tells us what it means for growth in the state's IT industry.

Mountain Money - April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

We kick off the hour with Charlan Nemeth, author of In Defense of Troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business. Next up is Micah Goddard, who has opened the Red Slower Studios, Park City's only blown glass studio. The final guest is Bill Humbert, author Employee 5.0: Secrets of a Successful Job Search in the New World Order

Mountain Money - April 2, 2018

Apr 2, 2018

First up, Michael Bush discusses his new book, A Great Place to Work for All. Next, Karleen Reilly, owner of the Uptown Fare Cafe, talks about closing down the restaurant after years in Park City. The final guest is Kathleen Barlow, president of the Park City Women’s Business Network.

Today on Mountain Money, Renai and Doug visit with Brian Wayling, Associate Vice President of TeleHealth services for Intermountain Healthcare.  Then, they speak with James Worthington the CEO of Kneaders Bakery and Café. The last guest is Jax Mariash the owner of a new coffee shop in Park City – Stoked Coffee. 

Mountain Money - March 12, 2018

Mar 12, 2018

First, Doug Wells and guest co-host Bob Hendricks visit with Elizabeth Willard Thames, author of Meet The Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living. Next they visit with Mark Nelson of the historic Heber Valley Railroad. Finally, Honey and Blaine Parker discuss their business, CoupleCo, which is all about working with your spouse for fun and profit.

Renai and Doug visit first with Dave Carvajal, author of Hire Smart from the Start: The Entrepreneurs Guide to Finding, Catching, and Keeping the Best Talent For Your Company.  Later in the hour, Greg Cropper and Bruce Boehm from the Salt Lake City-based law firm Jones Waldo are in studio.

At the top of today’s show, Doug Wells and guest co-host Roger Goldman welcome Phil Dean, budget director and chief economist for the state of Utah. Their second guest is Jeanne David, founder and president of Outer Aisle Gourmet, a California-based maker of cauliflower pizza crusts.  The show closes after a chat with Colleen McGinn, who has created an interesting business hosting trivia contests around Park City. 

On today’s Mountain Money, Renai and Doug visit with Melanie Marier, CEO of Canyons Transportation. The second guest is Victor Matheson, Professor of Economics and accounting at the College of Holy Cross.  Guest co-host Roger Goldman joins Renai on this segment which was recorded in October and looks at the potential of the Olympics coming back to Utah.  The final guest on the program is Nancy Koehn, a historian at the Harvard Business School.  She is author of the book, Forged in Crisis, The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times.

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