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

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Hossein Dadkhan, owner of DinneratYours.com. Dinner@yours is a personal chef company that specializes in Persian cuisine a.k.a Iranian cuisine, with recipes dating back centuries. A Chef will come to your home and prepare and serve your dinner and will leave the kitchen cleaner than the found it.

  Larry and Doug speak with Shari Levitin, CEO of Levitin Group, Park City.  Shari moved to Park City to manage time share sales at Marriott Summit Watch.  She has since built an international sales training and consulting organization and is sharing her skills with students at the University of Utah through a course called Pitch Perfect.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Ray Austin, Director of Sports, Project Franchise Incorporated, a new arena football team in Salt Lake City. An ownership group led by Ray Austin bought the rights to an arena football expansion team and is allowing fans to vote on play-calling, personnel, and even where to put the team. Salt Lake City is one of the final two choices.

Guest number two is Loren Kornreich, new owner of Zante Spa, which is located at the base of Deer Valley Resort. Loren is a longtime and nationally recognized spa executive.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Mike Kilchenstein of Ramp Sports. RAMP is transforming the way skis, snowboards, and longboards are manufactured. Based in Park City, Utah, they use a revolutionary patented process that utilizes more advanced materials to produce the most technical products on the market.

Guest number two on the program is Carissa Dahl of Strömma Active. Strömma is a new active wear company that features feminine designs, vibrant aesthetics, technical construction and functional products including wrap skirts, tote bags, and T-shirts and tank tops.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Melissa Berry of Root’d. Root'd is a home decor and interior design boutique located in Park City, Utah. They offer an array of home accessories, furnishings, and gifts with a variety of styles to please anyone's taste.

In the second segment of the program, Beau Ogburn, talks about ProTrans, a new service that offers rides from Salt Lake City International Airport to resorts in both Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons for under $90.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Liz Carlisle, author of Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America. A protégé of Michael Pollan, Liz shares the story of a little known group of renegade farmers who defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable farm-to-table food movement.  The guest on the second segment of the program is Lori Harris of Mary Jane's which is celebrating the 12th years on Main Street in Park City. Lori Harris opened Mary Jane’s Boutique on Valentine’s Day in 2004 to celebrate her love of fashion and business.

  On the program today, Larry and Doug welcome Bill Brunson, Media Relations at the IRS.  Bill has valuable advice on tax scams.

In the second segment of the program,  Ryan  Hoffman  of Mountain West Bank  joins us as we kick off day one of the KPCW Pledge Drive.

  Doug and Larry’s first guest is Al Pittampalli, author of Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World.. Drawing on evidence from social science, history, politics, and more, business consultant Al Pittampalli reveals why confidence, consistency, and conviction, are increasingly becoming liabilities—while humility, inconsistency, and radical open-mindedness are powerful leadership assets.

In the first segment of the program Larry and Doug speak with Joseph Mitchelli, author of Driven to Delight: Delivering World-Class Customer Experience the Mercedes-Benz Way.

  Today’s edition of Mountain Money features a conversation with Mike Kerby, Vice President of the Park City office of Big D Construction, which just opened an office in town. During the second half of the show, Larry Warren and Doug Wells talk to Ted McAleer, Managing Director of Pando Labs and entrepreneur Wesley Smith.

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