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

The second guests on the program were Jennifer Swaffer Director of Sales and Katie Halwachs Marketing Director from the Homestead Resort in Midway.

  

The third guests on the program were Sheron and Errol Grant, owners of the 11th Hauz Jamaican Restaurant in Newpark Town Center. They specialize in authentic Jamaican Dishes.

The second guest on the program was Rachel Blechman, Director of Strategic Partnerships with Ventum in Heber City. Ventum is a maker of high-performance racing bicycles and the Official Global Bike Partner of IRONMAN. Ventum is moving to a new corporate headquarters in Heber, Utah, where it plans to hire 32 additional employees this year.

The first guest on the program was Reed Hundt, author of “A Crisis Wasted” This book is the compelling story of President Obama’s domestic policy decisions made between September 2008 and his inauguration on January 20, 2009. The book describes these decisions and discusses how the results could have been different. Based on dozens of interviews with actors in the Obama transition, as well as the author’s personal observations, this book provides unique commentary of those defining decisions of winter 2008–2009.

Young entrepreneur Ezra Rosenfield makes toys for pets.  His Pupcycle Toys company uses recycled materials to make unusual toys for dogs and cats.  He markets them online and Park Silly Market.

On the second segment of the program, Emily Burney, owner of  Auntie Em’s Baked Goods stopped by. Located inside of the Kimball Art Center, Auntie Em's is a purveyor of small-batch pies and cookies. All goods are freshly baked in Park City, with wholesome, natural ingredients that are locally sourced whenever possible. 

Roger and Doug's first guest is John Brandt,  author of Nincompoopery. In the book, John shines a light on the ridiculous organizational structures that make employees look like nincompoops while driving customers crazy, and he offers leaders a path forward—a highly-actionable Anti-Nincompoopery plan, based on three deceptively simple, research-validated strategies: innovation, talent and process. 

David Dougherty is the former CEO of Convergys Corp., where he worked for 20 years. Now he’s launching a tennis apparel company even as he competes on the USTA Pro Circuit in the Men’s 60-65 division. Ninetyeight6 Performance Tennis Apparel is designed to keep athletes from overheating in the middle of a match. There’s a mineral embedded into the fiber of the material which helps regulate your body temperature.

Roger and Doug visit with Jay Ford, the manager of Sheraton Park City. The Park City Marriott is now the Sheraton Park City, Leveraging the experience and prestige of Marriott International’s most global brand, the hotel will continue to serve as the ideal year-round home base for leisure and business travelers. 

Scott Jeffrey Miller,  author of “Management Mess To Leadership Success” is the first guest on the program. Scott Jeffrey Miller knows what it’s like to fail. He was demoted from his first leadership position after only three weeks— and that’s just one of several messy management experiences from his two-decade journey to leadership success.

Mandy Wright is the owner of Judy’s Donuts and Coffee located at 231 East Main in Midway, Utah. Each morning, handmade donuts are made fresh in her kitchen. Roger Goldman stopped by and picked up a half dozen of their favorites.

Jason Barrett is Director of Food and Beverage at Stein Ericksen Lodge. Wine Enthusiast has named the Glitretind Restaurant among America’s 100 best wine restaurants and will be featured in the publication’s August 2019 restaurant issue.

After 20+ years in the boardroom and multiple roles in public and private companies, Betsy Atkins is ready to share her secrets. In her book, Be Board Ready, she teaches how to build your own personal brand as well as how to keep yourself relevant and growing. Betsy covers the best ways to present your skills and credentials in order to get that board interview, as well as detailed information on how to prepare for it.

Roger and Doug visit with Campbell Harvey as they talk about something called the “yield curve” and the possibility of a recession in our future.

Jill Shroyer is the second guest on Mountain Money today. She helps managers navigate through the complex HR terrain.

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