Roger Goldman

BOARD MEMBER

Roger is a retired partner in the international law firm of Latham & Watkins.  He is the co-founder and Chairman of Buildable Hours, a non-profit group that organizes law firms to build homes with Habitat for Humanity in several cities around the country.  He and his wife Rana Tahtinen enjoy skiing and many of the other recreational activities offered by Park City.  He is passionate about KPCW and its important role in our community. 

On this episode of Mountain Money - on our special Martin Luther King Program -Roger visits with Professor Darrick Hamilton from Ohio State.  He is the Executive Director of the Kirwin institute for the study of race and ethnicity.

 Janica Horner, owner and LeAnne Brandenburg Senior Event Manager visit with Roger and Alison about the  River Bottoms Ranch which  is a wedding event space located in Midway, just 20 minutes outside of Park City,

First guest on the program is Micah Solomon – author –“ Ignore Your Customers and They Will Go Away” In the book, Solomon provides a practical step-by-step guide to crafting a customer service culture and customer experience that drives brand loyalty and increases the bottom line.

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.

The second  guest on the program is Margaret O’Mara,  author of “The Code” Silicon Valley And The Remaking Of America.  O'Mara has produced the definitive history of Silicon Valley for our time, the story of mavericks and visionaries, but also of powerful institutions creating the framework for innovation, from the Pentagon to Stanford University.

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.

 

Roger and Allison visit with Erik C. Owen who is a licensed massage therapist. With more than two decades of experience, Erik focuses on general well-being and stimulates the natural healing powers each body possesses in order to fight off chronic pain and dysfunction to bring the body back into balance. Erik’s phone number is 317-748-5538. 

The second guest on the program is Breeze Wetzel, the owner of Madyson’s Marshmallows In Heber. The story of Madyson's Marshmallows began when Breeze’s  4-year-old daughter Madyson asked her how to make a marshmallow. Madyson and her dad started blending and mixing up different recipes together in their small home kitchen. Turns out, their marshmallows were delicious! Soon enough, they hit the road hustling their handmade marshmallows at local craft fairs on the weekends and as they say, the rest is history.

Roger and Allison Visit with Christopher Leonard, author Kochland, The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power In America. The annual revenue of Koch Industries is bigger than that of Goldman Sachs, Facebook, and US Steel combined. Koch is everywhere: from the fertilizers that make our food to the chemicals that make our pipes to the synthetics that make our carpets and diapers to the Wall Street trading in all these commodities. But few people know much about Koch Industries and that’s because the billionaire Koch brothers have wanted it that way.

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. 

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