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

Andrea Davis, author of SimpLEASEity: A business owners guide to winning the game of commercial real estate leasing walks listeners through some of her 11 steps outlined in the book that help ease this increasingly complicated process.

 

David Damschen, the Utah State Treasurer visited KPCW’s studios to talk about Utah Saves Week and the work he focuses on as the Chair of the Utah Council on Financial and Economic Education.  Our conversation also covers the Utah State Treasurer's role as the State Treasurer and the responsibilities his office entails.

Links discussed during the interview include:

UtahSaves.org

MyCash.Utah.gov

Will Coronavirus Impact the Markets?

Feb 24, 2020

Jason Ware, with Albion Financial, speaks with Doug Wells and Alison Kuhlow, with Mountain Money, about the potential impacts of Coronavirus on investments and the world economy. Jason discusses ways to bring down risk if these types of health emergencies become more frequent.

    Understand the power of your business’ brand as Hilary Reiter, with Redhead Marketingand PR spends time with Mountain Money, talking about her new workshops "The Essentials of Branding: It’s More than a Logo.” 

Hungry? Delve Into The Offerings At Nosh

Feb 24, 2020

  Chef and owner of Nosh, Jason Greenberg, entices the audience with a review of their Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Menu.  This new restaurant got its start at the Park Silly Sunday Market and continues their success with their new permanent location in Park City Plaza on Bonanza Drive. 

Tiffany Hsu is a media reporter for the business desk , focusing on advertising and marketing. The discussion in todays program is about the Super Bowl Ads and  how they fit into the larger context of modern advertising.

On todays program Doug and roger visit with Atta Tarki. Defending your business from the competition through regulations, differentiated technologies, brand recognition, and other methods is no longer a sustainable competitive advantage. In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing business environment, you must take an offensive stance to keep your competitors at bay. And this groundbreaking guide provides the inspiration, the know-how, and the tools you need to achieve it.

Global  Grill is a new restaurant in Heber City.  Owner Rick Marino explains the concept and talks about the unusual menu.

Lucky Ones is expanding.  Katie Holyfield tells of a new location and a Coffee Camper.

 Park City entrepreneur Kevin Williams visits with Doug and Roger about his experiences with Amazon, eCommerce issues, Counterfeiting, China, and his appearance on Shark Tank.

This morning on the program Roger and Doug visit with Richard Snow Author of  Disney’s Land  -- Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World. Those who knew Walt Disney often described him as an uncomplicated man of conventional 20th-century sensibilities: a lover of model trains, farm animals, lunch-wagon food, hard work, evening belts of scotch and endless Chesterfield cigarettes.

The first guest on the program is Amity Shales, author of Great Society – A New History.  In Great Society, Amity Shlaes shows that in fact there was scant difference between two presidents we consider opposites: Johnson and Nixon. Just as technocratic military planning by “the Best and the Brightest” made failure in Vietnam inevitable, so planning by a team of the domestic best and brightest guaranteed fiasco at home. At once history and biography, Great Society sketches moving portraits of the characters in this transformative period, from U.S.

Katherine Eban is the  author of  “Bottle of Lies." From an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-threatening dangers on a global scale-- The Jungle for pharmaceuticals Many have hailed the widespread use of generic drugs as one of the most important public-health developments of the twenty-first century. Today, almost 90 percent of our pharmaceutical market is comprised of generics, the majority of which are manufactured overseas.

Lexie Clayburn is the owner of Take A Hike Pet Photography in Heber. A Utah based pet photographer who is most likely just as obsessed with your pet as you are! Colorful, adventurous, vibrant style is what we aim for when photographing your furry loved one, whether it be in studio or out in the mountains.

Michael Strachan is  the hard goods buyer at Cole Sport. Cole Sport's flagship store is located in the heart of Park City.  Ski fashion lines the walls with brands from around the globe. You will find the latest and greatest from a diverse selection of quality ski brands. 

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