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

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. 

Tim Cooley is the author of Find your killer Idea. This essential step-by-step guide to finding a killer idea teaches: - How to identify a business idea that maximizes your current resources, a killer idea. - How to find the resources you may be missing that will be critical to the success of the business. - How to build a version of the product to test sales. - How to use ads to test an idea determine if there is a market.

Jason Ware is Partner and Chief investment Officer for Albion Financial Group.

Anese Cavanaugh – author – Contagious You: Unlock Your Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want. The author shows aspiring leaders how to embody the qualities they wish to cultivate in their organizations. Anese Cavanaugh proves that it’s possible to create an energized and engaged organizational culture that spreads from person to person.

Shirin Spangenberg tells us about Escape Room Park City.  A fun, brain stretching experience for everyone. An entertainment center where a group of up to 8 people are "locked" in a room and have an hour to figure out clues and puzzles to unlock the door and win the room. A fun interactive activity that will keep you talking about it for days.

In segment two, Tracy Klein from Fetch Cares stops by.  Fletch Cares  is a private, non-profit in Kamas, Utah. It is Utah's first animal fospice (foster facility + hospice). Their mission is to provide comfort and care for animals with exceptional needs through people with exceptional needs. 

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