Roger Goldman


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 Thursday May 6, the Bloomberg market wrap up noted that the Dow closed at a record high and that economists were predicting one-million new jobs for Friday’s new job report.  They missed.  By a lot.  

Gabriel Wineant joined Mountain Money to talk about his book The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America.  The book follows the story of Pittsburgh, a city that was a center of blue-collar manufacturing is now dominat

  There appears to be a disconnect between the latest jobs report and discussion on current government benefits.  Over the next two weeks we will be diving into this topic by chatting with two experts with very different perspectives.  This week we welcome back Professor Marshall Steinbaum of the University of Utah. 


Corporate Political Activity

May 17, 2021

The interaction between corporations and governments is certainly not new. Historically it appears that corporate political activity tended to align closely with specific economic interests tied to the corporation’s business activity.  That certainly seems to be changing. 

Vacation Rental Trends in Park City

May 11, 2021

  Over the past year new trends developed in the Park City vacation rental market. People are visiting Park City not just to vacation but as a place to work from home. 


Utah Q1 Mergers and Aquisitions

May 11, 2021

Craig Primo is a Managing Director at Keystone Capital Markets.  He has over 20 years of experience advising business owners in merger, acquisition and capital raise transactions.

Understanding America’s health crisis requires a focus not only on its health institutions but on the underlying economic conditions affecting health and access to medical care in this country. Author Brian Alexander surgically examines these issues by focusing on a single hospital in Ohio in his new book The Hospital: Life, Death and Dying in a Small American Town.  

Dr. Timothy Dukes and Michael Landers, join Mountain Money to reveal how the art of presence can enhance your creativity, productivity, and engagement—ensuring that you enter any situation with confidence and a newfound awareness.  The authors provide a guide in their new book Present Company: Cultivating Cultures of High Performance in Teams and Organizations 

Author Ioan Grillo joins Mountain Money to discuss his new book Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels.  The book shares startling connections between guns and the global drug trade, revealing them to be key accessories in our epidemics of addiction.

Mountain Money - April 26, 2021

Apr 26, 2021

(1:05) Senior reporter for ProPublica Alec MacGillis joins Mountain Money to talk about his new book focusing on how our lives are intertwined with a single corporation and its role in America’s regional inequality: Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America.

Mountain Money - April 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021

This morning, (1:11) Author Bonnie Marcus joined Mountain Money to talk about her new book that looks at this issue Not Done Yet! How Women Over 50 Regain Their Confidence and Claim Workplace Power. Marcus will discuss how to find your power, own your path, and tap into the deep experience that only age can bring.

Mountain Money - April 5, 2021

Apr 5, 2021

This morning, cofounders of the Remote Leadership Institute, (1:44) Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel, joined Mountain Money to talk about the book The Long Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere. The book provides a roadmap for individuals, allowing them to take ownership of their own engagement to their work and relieving the stress and frustrations that can come from remote working arrangements.

Mountain Money - March 29, 2021

Mar 29, 2021

Today (1:16) Connor Daugherty, an economics reporter for the New York Times joined Mountain Money to talk about his book “Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America” 

Utah voters passed a medical marijuana initiative, known as Prop 2, in 2018. Last March, dispensaries started popping up around the state.  For many states, marijuana sales taxes significantly increase the state’s revenue. Will Utah see such a windfall?  Helping us to understand the potential revenue benefits from marijuana sales in (26:11) Utah is State Treasurer David Damschen.

Mountain Money - March 22, 2021

Mar 22, 2021

Last week Mountain Money focused on one element of the proposed minimum wage legislation, the elimination of the tipped minimum wage. (1:33) This morning, Michael Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute joined Mountain Money to discuss how a $15 minimum wage may harm workers.

Mountain Money - March 15, 2021

Mar 15, 2021

Over the next couple of weeks, Mountain Money will explore some of the implications of the proposed minimum wage increase from different perspectives. This morning, (1:06) NPR Marketplace reporter Jasmine Garsd joins us to talk about how the end of slavery led to two different minimum wages.

(24:55) Miles Hanson, President and CEO of World Trade Center Utah joins us to talk about how they help Utah businesses succeed globally.