BottomLine_SquareThe Bottom Line focuses on the human story behind building and running a successful company in Utah. The personal journey of its founders and leaders, the hard work, the tough decisions, the temporary setbacks and the occasional lucky breaks that all weave together to become part of the company’s fabric – its culture and its voice – that ultimately leads to the team’s success. Our goal is to bring the audience along on an intelligent, thought provoking conversation that is more about the journey than the destination.

Doug 3Host Doug Wells is a financial advisor and past entrepreneur who enjoys discussing both the joys and challenges of building a successful company. Doug is currently a Vice President and Member of Investment Committee with Albion Financial Group. Doug earned an MBA from Stanford University and a B.S. in Engineering from Purdue University. He also co-hosts a program with KPCW, in Park City, called Mountain Money.

The Bottom Line airs every Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:30 am.
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The program is produced by Ross Chambless.

The Bottom Line: Richard Beard, Bank of American Fork, CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 16, 2014) – Bank of American Fork began when a farmer, a doctor, a pharmacist and a local merchant got together to start a local bank over a hundred years ago.  The bank is now Utah’s largest community bank, and it has weathered not only the Great Recession but […]

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The Bottom Line: Morgan Lynch, Needle Founder & CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 9, 2014) – Several years ago Morgan Lynch envisioned a better way for companies to market products – by engaging their products’ biggest fans and committed users.  Lynch started Needle in 2010 and his customers now include well-known companies like UnderArmor, Dell, Coach and Norwegian Cruise Lines.  His company […]

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The Bottom Line: Peter Metcalf, Black Diamond, CEO, Part 2

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 2, 2014) – In this second half of a two-part interview, Peter Metcalf describes Black Diamond’s decision to become a publicly traded company, and how the company’s commitment to environmentalism has helped it succeed.  Metcalf also shares his life-altering and harrowing experience in 1980 of climbing Mt. Hunter with […]

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The Bottom Line: Peter Metcalf, Black Diamond, CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: August 26, 2014) – In this first half of a two-part interview, Peter Metcalf describes how Black Diamond spawned from the small business created by mountain climber Yvon Chouinard in the 1960s.  While Chouinard went on to found the outdoor retailing company Patagonia, Chouinard Equipment filed for bankruptcy and was […]

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The Bottom Line: David Elkington, InsideSales CEO

The Bottom Line (Air Date: August 19, 2014) – David Elkington, Founder and CEO of InsideSales.com, is transforming the industry of inside sales – the business of working to sell products remotely by email or by phone.  Elkington describes how his company’s technology works by collecting and analyzing huge amounts of predictive data on over […]

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