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

Mountain Money - August 10

Aug 10, 2020

(1:26) J. Douglas Holladay, author of Rethinking Success: Eight Essential Practices for Finding Meaning in Work and Life joins Mountain Money to speak about how to find meaning, balance, and purpose throughout your career while reaching the highest levels of professional achievement—how to do well without losing yourself.

Mountain Money - August 3, 2020

Aug 3, 2020

Mountain Money co-hosts Doug Wells and Roger Goldman interview (1:21) Timothy Moser, creator of Master of Memory.  Timothy will take us through how he built a successful on-line business based on teaching others how to learn Spanish.

Mountain Money - July 6, 2020

Jul 6, 2020

Mountain Money hosts Doug Wells and Roger Goldman speak with (2:18) Vikram Mansharamani joins Mountain Money to talk about his new book,  Think For Yourself: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Artificial Intelligence.  Vikram will help listeners understand why it is essential to think for ourselves, rather than being entirely guided by the opinions of others.

(23:49) Julie Heckman, with the American Pyrotechnics Association, will highlight the economic impacts on the pyrotechnics industry from nationwide cancelations of fireworks displays. 

Update on Financial Markets and Small Businesses

May 25, 2020

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with the Senate Banking Committee last Tuesday.  At that meeting Powell reiterated his view that Congress may have to authorize additional spending to prevent long-term damage to the economy. 

Commercial Real Estate Impacts from COVID-19

May 25, 2020

Jan Wilking has been instrumental in the evolution of Park City from a declining mining town to the premier world class resort it is today.  Jan has been a commercial relator in Park City and has intimate knowledge of Park City's businesses, political climate, residents and real estate.  With his background and experience Mountain money felt he could provide insight to us and our listeners about the commercial real estate landscape today.

Root Revival: Helping Your Backyard Garden

May 25, 2020

Mia Yue and Alex Schenck join Mountain Money to talk about their company, Root Revival.  Root Revival builds, installs, plants and teaches anyone who's interested how to have a backyard vegetable garden. The goal of Root Revival is to build infrastructure for Park City and surrounding areas to be more involved with their food systems.

Augustine Sedgewick, author Coffeeland: One Man's Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug speaks with Mountain Money.  Augustine traces coffee's five-hundred-year transformation from a mysterious Muslim ritual into an everyday necessity.  Augustine will reveal for listers how coffee bred vast wealth and hard poverty, at once connecting an

  Dave Davis, President/CEO of the Utah Food Industry Association, represents members that include grocers, convenience stores, and food suppliers.  Dave speaks with Mountain Money about supply issues over the last two months and provides a perspective of what food and supplies are anticipated to have supply shortages in the future.

Corey Milligan with New West KnifeWorks updates Mountain Money on their operations.  New West KnifeWorks recently re-opened their production facility in the Teton Valley and their retail store on Park City’s Main Street today (Monday).  Corey talks with about resuming business with a new, strategic safety protocol plan.

David McMaster, Manager of the Park City OC Tanner store brings Mountain Money up to speed on their current operations on Main Street.

Parkite Jeff Kluge is with GBS Benefits, an employee benefits consulting firm.  Jeff speaks with Mountain Money about the outlook for health insurance premiums and gives insight into both small employer benefits and individual health insurance.

Mountain Money speaks with Gerald Posner, author of the book Pharma: Greed, Lies and the Poisoning of America.  The discussion with Gerald will take listeners through how the pharmaceutical industry went from creating miracles such as anti­biotics and vaccines to its current state: high costs, addiction, and overdose.

Nikola Motors' Hydrogen-Electric Trucks

Apr 27, 2020

Trevor Milton, CEO of Nikola Motor Company and Summit County resident, speaks with Mountain Money about zero-emissions business model - from production to consumption - and the current challenges they are facing.

 

  DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League Players Association breaks down the NFL Draft with Mountain Money and shares insights as to how sports seasons will resume after the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

With more of us at home and driving less, Allstate Insurance has announced a Shelter-in-Place Payback of more than $600 million with paybacks occurring during the months of April and May for our auto insurance customers. Steve Robertson recently took over the Allstate Office on Main Street and joins Mountain Money this morning to talk about the paybacks as well as other insurance topics to look into at this time.

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