Mountain Money

Mondays, 9-10 AM

KPCW's Mountain Money covers the unique challenges of working in the mountains by providing small-business news, real estate, estate planning and personal finance information.

Former Money magazine contributor and KPCW General Manager Larry Warren hosts the program along with financial expert Doug Wells. The program is produced by Dr. Beth Fratkin.

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To inquiry about appearing on the show, or for information on a past interview, contact Dr. Fratkin at bfratkin@kpcw.org.

Ways to Connect

Mountain Money - September 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016

Doug and Larry’s first guest, Bart Raeymaekers, PhD, Associate Professor University of Utah, Department of Mechanical Engineering talks about the Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership to help local companies spur innovation and prevent Utah jobs from being moved off shore.  The second guest is Whitney Kozlowski, whose Beau Collective is a concierge approach to fitness, happy hours and life in general.  Then Traci  Prothro, owner of Prothro Gallery talks about the gallery business and her new gallery on Main Street.

Mountain Money - September 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Mike Quincy, Automotive Editor at Consumer Reports. Then David Riley of talks about his working artists rentable space at Open Air Art Space.  Then John Murcko talks about his new Main Street Restaurant, “Firewood.”

Larry and Doug’s first guest is Srinivas Rao, author of Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better Than Best. Rao says, whether you’re a business owner, an artist, or just someone who wants to leave your mark on the world, Unmistakable will inspire you to create your own path and define your own success. The second guests on the program are Brad Jenson and Crystal Fordham, from Summit Sotheby's International Realty speaking about their real estate blog. The third guest is Panita Boonyathee Pearson, from Rum Thai.

Mountain Money - August 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016

  Doug Wells and guest co-host Rudy Tessnow welcome James Andrew Miller who is author of Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency. The movies you watch, the TV shows you adore, the concerts and sporting events you attend is an immensely powerful and secretive corporation known as Creative Artists Agency.

Their second guest is Kyle Hass of Kyle's Cold Brew Coffee.  Kyle sells organic, fair trade, cold brew coffee at the Sunday Silly Market, and at Booster Juice.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Sam Urie, publisher of Utah Business Magazine. Utah Business, talking about Utah’s 50 fastest growing companies.Next, Nick Hanscom, a former champion mogul skier talks about NuVasive,  a  minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine.And finally they welcome Claire Berger and Bud Clark, of ReputationBIZ, a new Park City business to help customers improve their online reputation.

  Guest host Tim Henney joins Larry Warren to discuss trademark, copyright and intellectual property protection with attorney Eric Maschoff of Maschoff Brennan, a Park City I.P. law firm.  They also talk with the owner Adam Herrup-Morse and mechanic Chris Tray who have started a mobile car repair business, Snow County Mobile Auto.  Hedge fund manager and author Jeff Gramm starts the show talking about his book “Dear Chairman—Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism.”

  With a new owner and new editor at the Salt Lake Tribune, Doug Wells and Larry Warren speak with 40-year Trib vet and political columnist Paul Rolly on the future of the Trib.Then Tori Saylor, owner of Fetch, a dog day and overnight care center talks about her autism and how it contributes to her relationships with animals. Then Ian George and Dalton Campbell talk about their business combination of mushroom farming, private chef services, and booking of entertainment including visual artists and circus-type performers.  Sounds like all the ingredients for a fun dinner party!

Mountain Money - July 19, 2016

Jul 19, 2016

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Mark Rampolla, author of High-Hanging Fruit: Build Something Great by Going Where No One Else Will. . This book is for people who believe that it’s their duty to reach higher than just the bottom line to build businesses driven by passion, purpose, and integrity. Above all, it’s a call to arms for a new generation of entrepreneurs who want to disrupt the old model and do good by doing business. 
Second guest is Christy Bishop, Owner, Lemongrass And Co, an artisan gifting company based in Park City.

Mountain Money - July 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

  Larry and Alex  first guests are Lydia Rupnow, Emily Cook and Dylan Ferguson from SkullCandy talking about their Buy in PC/Stays in PC program.Then Mat Kendall, Executive Vice President of Adedade talks about their primary care doctors. In the Aledade model, independent physicians can get the benefits of large health care systems while maintaining independence.Finally, author and Forbes contributor Devin Thorpe talks about CSR—corporate social responsibility.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Terry Haven of Kids Count. Terry compares Utah’s rankings on child health, poverty and wellness issues against national standards.

Then Nick Johnson of Park City Hostel talks about starting a low coast hostel for budget travelers to Park City.

The final guest on the show is Doug McCormick, author of  Family Inc.: Using Business Principles to Maximize Your Family's Wealth. 

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