Episode 18 – Building a Performance Mindset with Taylor Williams

By Stephan C Abrams | 01/10/2019 |

Taylor first started visiting Jackson on family vacations and decided to make the move to the Jackson hole area in 2009. Taylor is the owner and operator of Valor Performance in Victor, ID.

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Episode 17 – Work Hard, Play Hard & Pay It Forward with Judy Singleton

By Stephan C Abrams | 01/03/2019 |

Judy started visiting Jackson Hole on family road trips in the 50s. At the advice of her sister, Judy’s first solo experience out in Wyoming was working a summer in Yellowstone at the Snow Lodge in 1971. In 1984 after opening a successful candy and nut shop in Alabama, Judy decided to take her business up to Teton Village.

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Episode 16 – Being a Community Partner with Dick Scarlett

By Stephan C Abrams | 12/27/2018 |

Dick is a father, husband, grandfather, veteran, entrepreneur, author, banker and a community leader. Dick grew up on a ranch in Wyoming, graduated from University of Wyoming and moved to Jackson in 1981.

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Episode 15 – Investing in Your Community with Tom Fay

By Stephan C Abrams | 12/20/2018 |

Tom started Pinky G’s over eight years ago on a shoestring budget and with the support of the community has made it into a successful business that hopes to expand in the near future. Tom also took on a big renovation a few years ago to help Moe’s Original BBQ find a home in Jackson Hole.

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Episode 14 – Riding the Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster with Bob Fuziak

By Stephan C Abrams | 12/13/2018 |

Bob is the co-creator and CEO of ArmsReach Industries the developer of the Night Caddy. The Night Caddy is a convenient way to hold all your night time needs at your bedside.

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Episode 13 – The Importance of Stepping Up and Making a Difference with Bruce Hawtin

By Stephan C Abrams | 12/06/2018 |

Stephan and Bruce discuss the growth in Jackson, getting involved in the community and why it is important to step up when you see a need. Bruce has stepped up many times during his 50 years in Jackson, including joining a few community members in starting the Teton County Mental Health Association and what is now the Children’s Learning Center.

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Episode 12 – How Every Path Leads to Something New & Interesting with Ruth Ann Petroff

By Stephan C Abrams | 11/29/2018 |

Ruth Ann is a former member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, a former Domino’s Pizza franchise owner, founder and owner of the Snake River Roasting Co. an avid skier and a 30 year resident of Jackson Hole.

Stephan and Ruth Ann discuss what motivations it takes to be an entrepreneur, serving the state of Wyoming, succeeding without a college education, building strong community support and the intricacies of the coffee roasting industry.

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Episode 11 – Survival & The Winds: Life on the Edge with Veteran Climber Joe Kelsey

By Stephan C Abrams | 11/22/2018 |

Joe first visited the Tetons from New York in 1964 when he and his friends tried and failed to summit the Grand. Joe started to setup roots in Jackson in 1969 when he unexpectedly met someone while climbing in the Wind River Range.

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Episode 10 – Six Generations of a Jackson Hole Family with Betty Karns Terrill

By Stephan C Abrams | 11/15/2018 |

Betty is a 29 year member of the Rotary club, former president of the Chamber of Commerce and a former employee of the original Jackson Drug (making 50 cents an hour!). Betty is part of the 3rd generation family with the 6th generation living in the valley today. Betty’s grandfather was the first family member to homestead in Jackson as a hunting guide in 1897.

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Episode 9 – Entrepreneurship & Making Ends Meet in a Small Mountain Town with Bubba Albrecht

By Stephan C Abrams | 11/08/2018 |

Bubba first came out to Jackson Hole from Ohio to be a camper at Teton Valley Ranch Camp. Jackson and TVRC gave Bubba an appreciation for outdoor recreation and nature that was a little harder to find in Ohio. In this episode Stephan and Bubba talk about graduating from the Start Up Intensive, the dedication it takes to be an entrepreneur in Jackson, and the odd jobs it takes to survive in Jackson.

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