Pam is a long-time resident, a mom, a wife, a former school bus driver and she is the Owner and Founder of Copperdot Leather Goods.
In this episode, Pam shares how she packed up her car 30 years ago and left Detroit in hopes of landing a career-track job in Jackson. She talks about what it was like to be a school bus driver and how it was one of the best jobs she has ever had. Pam then goes into how the creation of one leather bag led to building a successful locally crafted brand. Stephan and Pam also talk about the importance of leaning into positive feedback and how starting a business can be a lonely road.Read More
Anna is the former Communications Manager at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and is now the CEO and President of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce. Anna also serves on the board of the Wyoming Office of Tourism.
In this episode, Anna shares how she made her way to Jackson from England. She talks about working for JHMR for over two decades and what it was like being a part of the growth spurt in Teton Village. Anna goes into what it is exactly that the Chamber does for the business community and the people of Jackson. Stephan and Anna discuss how it is the chambers responsible to not only promote Jackson but also manage the visitors that come to the Valley. They also talk about the importance of mental wellness as a part of staying healthy.Read More
Deidre is the Executive Director of The Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center. In this episode, Deidre shares the path that led her back home to Jackson after graduating from college. She talks about the services that the Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center offers, which includes a wide range of counseling, therapy, crisis services, and case management. The community counseling center also offers a 24hr crisis line. Stephan and Deidre discuss the stigma of talking about mental health and how the pandemic has changed how we look at mental wellness.
If you are in need to talk to someone, the crisis line is available 24hrs a day at 307-733-2046Read More
Sulli is the Founder/CEO of the outdoor apparel company Stio. Stio’s apparel is designed from the ground up to help inspire a connection to the outdoors, promote sustainability, versatility and durability. You’d be hard-pressed to walk down the street in Jackson and not see Stio’s whitebark pine cone.Read More
Fish is a husband, father, emcee, dj and the long-time music director and morning show host for KMTN. In this episode, Fish shares how he made his way to Jackson in 89’. He talks about taking the reins of program and music director of KMTN, the history of Jackson Hole Radio, and how radio production has changed over the years. Stephan and Fish talk about the importance of local radio and why we should share music between generations.Read More