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

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.

Mountain Money - October 26, 2020

Oct 26, 2020

Tyler Maroney (1:40) joined us this morning on Mountain Money to talk about his new book, THE MODERN DETECTIVE: How Corporate Intelligence is Reshaping the World.

(23:53) On September 15, 2020, The New SLC opened - the first new hub airport built in the U.S. in the 21st century. Nancy Volmer, Director of Communications and Marketing for The New SLC, will joined Mountain Money to talk about the new facility.

Mountain Money - October 5, 2020

Oct 5, 2020

Professor Mauro F. Guillén joined Mountain Money (1:24)  to talk about his book 2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything.  The book highlights trends that will converge and dramatically disrupt the paradigm we have grown accustomed to.

(22:29) Mountain Money spoke with Ed Lewis, CEO of Kensington Investment Company about their new projects under construction in Prospector Square.

Mountain Money - September 28, 2020

Sep 28, 2020

This morning on Mountain Money we discussed the impacts of (1:58) Coronavirus on NCAA football and the college sports economy with sports writer Justin Birnbaum. 

(24:05) Bill Kireg and Julie Glusker with Great Coach, joined Mountain Money to talk about their technology solutions that help youth sports organizations, camps, teams, and coaches.  Great Coach recently launched the Clear2Play temp tracker and daily health quiz that many teams along the Wasatch Back are using this fall.

Mountain Money - September 14, 2020

Sep 14, 2020

Mountain Money  was joined today by (1:29) Anti-corruption scholar and activist Zephyr Teachout.  Zephyr joins us to talk about her book Break 'Em Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money

(23:56) WeROC Salt Lake City 2020 is slated to take place on September 30th.   Kathy Ricci and Debra Beresini talked with Mountian Money about how the event brings actionable insights, success stories and the tools women need to successfully secure investment capital. 

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. 

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