Doug Wells

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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

Vacation Rental Trends in Park City

May 11, 2021

  Over the past year new trends developed in the Park City vacation rental market. People are visiting Park City not just to vacation but as a place to work from home. 

 

Utah Q1 Mergers and Aquisitions

May 11, 2021

Craig Primo is a Managing Director at Keystone Capital Markets.  He has over 20 years of experience advising business owners in merger, acquisition and capital raise transactions.

Understanding America’s health crisis requires a focus not only on its health institutions but on the underlying economic conditions affecting health and access to medical care in this country. Author Brian Alexander surgically examines these issues by focusing on a single hospital in Ohio in his new book The Hospital: Life, Death and Dying in a Small American Town.  

Mountain Money - April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021

This morning, certified financial planner and author (1:55) Cindy Couyoumjian joined Mountain Money us to talk about her new book Redefining Financial Literacy: Unlocking the Hidden Forces of Your Financial Future.  The book provides a unique macro perspective of what she calls ''the hidden forces behind your money.''

Mountain Money - April 5, 2021

Apr 5, 2021

This morning, cofounders of the Remote Leadership Institute, (1:44) Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel, joined Mountain Money to talk about the book The Long Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere. The book provides a roadmap for individuals, allowing them to take ownership of their own engagement to their work and relieving the stress and frustrations that can come from remote working arrangements.

Mountain Money - March 8, 2021

Mar 8, 2021

Joining us this morning to explore women and entrepreneurship is coach and branding mentor (1:37) Charlene Walters.  Walters serves as a guide for the fledgling entrepreneur in her candid, compelling, and practical playbook for building a business—and a life—from the ground up. In her recently released book, LAUNCH YOUR INNER ENTREPRENEUR: 10 Mindset Shifts for Women to Take Action, Unleash Creativity and Achieve Financial Success.

Mountain Money - February 8, 2021

Feb 8, 2021

This morning, Jill Shroyer ( 01:13) , founder of Expedition HR Consulting, joined Mountain Money to talk about her new book - Conquer Sticky Situations! The book empowers the reader to conquer the "stickiest" situations they may encounter at work or in their personal lives.  Shroyer offers a freebie to listeners.

Some things seem to be a part of every Superbowl broadcast. Budweiser Clydesdales, Coca Cola Polar Bears, clever Hyundai ads and- of course Tom Brady. But while Brady showed up once again, the starting lineup for the ads was quite different this year.  Tiffany Hsu (25:41), a media reporter for the business desk at the New York Times, joined Mountain Money for her second annual post Superbowl visit. Her focus on advertising and marketing made her the perfect guest to talk with us this morning.

We ended the hour talking with Michael Santoli ( 37:27)  about the frenzy over GameStop's share price that small-time investors drove.

Mountain Money - February 1, 2021

Feb 1, 2021

This morning, (1:53) Ted Tatos, with the University of Utah’s Department of Economics, joined us to talk about the recent Supreme Court case NCAA vs. Alston.  This new case examines the relationship between the NCAA and its student athletes, a case that focuses on non monetary academic benefits. 

(25:13) Nick McCullum with Passiv, discussed the path to create their portfolio management tool.

Mountain Money - January 11, 2021

Jan 11, 2021

This morning, Skip Miller, author of Outbounding: Win New Customers with Outbound Sales and End Your Dependence on Inbound Leads, joined Mountain Money to talk about them with the knowledge, training, and road-tested sales tactics that raise the success rate (and even the enjoyment level) of outbound sales.

Mountain Money - January 4, 2021

Jan 4, 2021

This morning, (1:26) Jake Wood, co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon, joined Mountain Money to talk about the veteran-led, nonprofit disaster relief organization and what efforts they are providing to help with COVID-19 impacts.

(23:46) Robert Metzger, a prominent legal voice in the federal contracting community, talked about the SolarWinds breach and what it means for private businesses.

Welcome to the Year End Show for KPCW's Mountain Money.  No matter which way you look at it, there is a lot we can look back on this year.  For this episode, Mountain Money went back and looked for interesting stories that were covered this year.

There are four highlighted in our Year End Show.

Mountain Money - December 14, 2020

Dec 14, 2020

This morning, (1:40) Michael Wilkerson, author of Stormwall: Observations on America in Peril, joined Mountain Money to raise awareness of the 2021 Financial Challenges: Deficit, Debt, Defaults and Disease.

Mountain Money - December 7, 2020

Dec 7, 2020

This morning, E-commerce expert (1:48) Jason Boyce joined Mountain Money to talk about Amazon, the cost of Amazon’s success and fears over competition and consumer choice, personal privacy, pricing power and public services reliant on Amazon.  

Mountain Money - November 9, 2020

Nov 9, 2020

This morning, author (1:30) Stephanie Kelton joined Mountain Money to talk about her book The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy.  The book looks to give us the power to imagine a new politics and a new economy and move from a narrative of scarcity to one of opportunity

Mountain Money - November 2, 2020

Nov 2, 2020

This morning Brenden Fischer (01:54), with the Campaign Legal Center, joined Mountain Money to talk about Campaign Finance for the 2020 elections.  Fischer helped us understand how much was raised, how it was raised, and the impacts of Citizens United, small donors, and other efforts.

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