Episode 162 – Looking For The Hidden Story with Danielle Shapiro

By Michael Moeri | 10/21/2021 |

Danielle is a writer, editor, journalist, and social justice warrior. 

In this episode, Danielle shares how she left the city life in Chicago for the Tetons. She talks about why she pivoted from pursuing a career as a human rights attorney to becoming a freelance journalist. Danielle goes into what it was like to chase stories about human rights all over the world. She then discusses how having a daughter changed her perspective on work and helped her find her way back to Jackson. Stephan and Danielle also talk about the challenging and rewarding work of sharing individuals’ personal stories. 

Episode 146 – Changing How We Operate with Dr. Gary Roubin

By Michael Moeri | 06/30/2021 |

Dr. Roubin is an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, entrepreneur, author, speaker, and one of the inventors of the coronary stent. Dr. Roubin’s latest life-saving undertaking is Mountain Air Medical, a life flight service based in Jackson which assists in transporting people to facilities where they can get the care they need. 

Episode 141 – We’ll Figure It Out with Dave Kampfschulte of Amazing Circles Workshops

By Michael Moeri | 05/27/2021 |

We were so happy to have Dave on for another wonderful conversation. Dave was our guest way back in Episode 8 of The Jackson Hole Connection. He is a grandfather, husband, retired teacher, author, speaker, and a 25-year hospice volunteer. Dave and Stephan sat down on his recent trip to Jackson to see his new grandchildren. 

Episode 139 – The Life of a Freelance Journalist with Gordy Megroz

By Michael Moeri | 05/13/2021 |

Gordy is a freelance journalist based in Jackson. His work can be found in publications such as Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, WIRED, and SKI. He is also the author of the forthcoming book, “100 Slopes of a Lifetime” which is being published by National Geographic and is due out in October.

Episode 112 – A Modern Day Jackson Hole Epic with Andrew Munz

By Michael Moeri | 10/29/2020 |

In this week’s episode of the Jackson Hole Connection, Stephan visits with Andrew Munz. Andrew is an actor, director, producer, and author of the new book “I Can Ski Forever:  A Modern Day Jackson Hole Epic.” The “I Can Ski Forever” book is a collection of skits, songs, and scenes from the popular I Can Ski Forever shows that were performed in Jackson Hole between 2014 and 2019. 

Episode 103 – How to Lead in a World of Transition with Ed Brenegar

By Michael Moeri | 08/27/2020 |

Ed is the first return guest on The Jackson Hole Connection. Stephan first visited with Ed back in episode 3, just under two years ago. Ed is the founder of Circle of Impact Leadership, an author, father and ordained presbyterian minister. 

Episode 96 – Bringing History Alive with Kenneth Thomasma

By Michael Moeri | 07/09/2020 |

After 12 years of working at a summer camp in Montana, Ken fell in love with the mountains. In 1977, Ken and his wife decided to make them their home and left Michigan to move out to Jackson Hole. Moving out to Jackson gave Ken the time he needed to write his first book which was inspired by the story of Sacajawea’s friend, Naya Nuki.

Episode 81 – How Smart Risk Taking Can Transform Your Life with Anne Fish

By Stephan C Abrams | 03/26/2020 |

Anne is the motivational speaker, Real Estate Advisor, University of Wyoming graduate, world traveler, former flight attendant and author of the book Risk Formation. Stephan and Anne talk about achieving goals, taking risks, and changing life paths. 

Episode 79 – Wealth and Entrepreneurship with John Soforic

By Stephan C Abrams | 03/12/2020 |

John is the author of The Wealthy Gardener, a series of stories and practical wisdom on entrepreneurship and wealth. His self-published book has sold over 50,000 copies in its first year!

Episode 66 – A Conservation Conversation with Bert Raynes

By Stephan C Abrams | 12/12/2019 |

Bert is a conservationist, author, community leader, journalist, founder of the Jackson Hole Bird Club and a self-proclaimed curmudgeon.