The Chase Hudson Show showcases the greatest entrepreneurs, CEOs, and investors across all industries in one place. Each week we’ll sit down with top tier individuals to gain insights into their success and discuss how you can take better control of your life and began to build your own legacy. It’s time to level up! Subscribe and leave a review for this podcast on any platform. You can follow me at @officialchasehudson on Instagram.
058 | Jeff Burningham | Co-Founder of Peak Capital Partners
Jeff has started, run or been an early investor in over 15 companies in tech & real estate valued at over a billion dollars, lost a challenging race for Governor amidst COVID 19 in his home state, is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship, served on 20+ boards, lived in the Middle East & traveled to over 50 countries while earning two degrees. He is a Founder and Chairman of Peak Capital Partners, a $5B+ real estate investment firm located in Provo, UT, which was named the 2nd fastest growing company in Utah and one of the 500 fastest privately held companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine. Jeff also launched Peak Ventures (now Album), which has three early-stage funds that back the brightest and most inspiring entrepreneurs in Utah and throughout the US. Early Investor @ Spotify, MetaMask, Route, Pattern, Pura, Podium, Mosyle, Giddy, Neighbor, Entrata, Divvy, MX, Homie, Weave, Kizik, Taxbit, Gabb, Andela, Degreed, Stance, Lucid, Owlet, Baller TV, Lendio, Angel Studios, Breeze Airways & Filevine. Enjoy the episode!
057 | David Young | Founder of Paragon Wealth & Orem City Mayor
After graduating, then starting and selling several businesses, Dave founded Paragon Wealth Management. Over 35 years later, his company has survived and thrived in some of the most difficult investment markets in history. Paragon Wealth Management has received numerous awards including Advisors with Heart, NABCAP Premier Advisor five times and the Best of State Investment Advisor thirteen times. In addition to managing Paragon, on January 3rd, 2022 Dave was sworn in as Mayor of the City of Orem. Dave is the father of five children and grandfather of ten. He has traveled extensively around the world. He enjoys hunting, fitness, adventure travel, the outdoors and spending time with his family. We hope you enjoy this episode!
056 | Brian Murphy | Co-Founder of Portfolio Advisors
Brian Murphy is the Co-Founder of Portfolio Advisors, a middle market private investment firm with over $38 billion in assets under management. Founded in 1994 to serve institutional investors, Portfolio Advisors offers a variety of innovative investment solutions across private equity, private credit and private real estate. The firm manages a broad range of strategies including direct, secondary, and primary investments and junior and senior credit. Portfolio Advisors also provides institutional clients customized discretionary and non-discretionary portfolio management across its core strategies. Most recently, Portfolio Advisors launched its MVP Private Markets Fund, a registered private equity fund with more than $500 million in assets, which is structured for both wealth management and institutional clients. Portfolio Advisors merged with FS Investments in 2023. Enjoy!
055 | Cydni Tetro | CEO, Innovator & Tech Leader
Cydni Tetro is recognized as an innovator of experience, a growth leader, technologist, STEM advocate, author, and speaker. Creating immersive customer experiences through technology and product innovation for business growth and market leadership is woven through her career. Cydni is the former CEO of Brandless, a technology-based consumer platform that is building the largest digitally native roll-up of mission-based brands. Prior to that she was CEO of ForgeDX, a customer acceleration platform used by companies like Verizon, Adobe, Microsoft, Dell and other large tech companies to transform customer experience. She also founded and was the CEO of 3DplusMe, which was acquired by Whiteclouds, and was a 3D printing personalization platform, where you could become an Ironman action figure and more in partnership with Marvel, Star Wars, NFL, MLB and Hasbro, Walmart and Target. She spent 5 years at Disney in Imagineering leading technology commercialization and building technology businesses inside Disney, including with Theme Parks, ESPN and ABC. She is also founder and President of the Women Tech Council a non-profit that that amplifies the economic impact of women in tech, she teaches in the Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program, Babson and BYU, sits a number of boards including the Intermountain/SelectHealth Healthcare board and has been recognized as Women of the Year, Contributor of the Year, Top 10 Coolest Entrepreneurs, received Stevie Awards for Entrepreneur of the Year and Innovator of the Year and been recognized as a Most Successful Businesswoman to Watch. She holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s in computer science from BYU. Enjoy!
054 | James Fletcher | Founder of Ethos Investment Management
James Fletcher is an experienced Emerging Markets portfolio manager. He's the CEO and founder of Ethos Investment Management, a $100M boutique EM fund. Prior to founding Ethos Investment Management, James was the Director & Senior PM of the EM SMID Cap fund at APG Asset Management, where he managed a ~$1.2B portfolio based in Hong Kong, one of the largest EM SMID cap funds in the world. APG is the largest pension fund manager in the Netherlands and a global leader in ESG investing. Before that, James was the Lead PM at Kayne Anderson Rudnick’s EM Small Cap fund (ticker VIESX), a Morningstar 5-Star rated fund and a Senior Analyst at Westwood Global Investments from 2005-2013. James is a CFA charter holder. James is also the founder of the global non-profit, Young Investors Society, a non-profit that teaches financial literacy and investment principles to high school students. As of March 2023, Young Investors Society serves over 1,700 high schools in 71 countries and over 10,000 students per year. James has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Brigham Young University and is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish and has lived in Brazil and Hong Kong. We hope you enjoy this episode!
053 | Brooks Kirchheimer | Co-Founder of Leave Room for Dessert Eateries
Brooks Kirchheimer is the co-founder of Leave Room for Dessert Eateries, a Utah based restaurant group designed to thrill their guests. Their restaurants include Urban Hill, Hearth and Hill, and Hill’s Kitchen.
Top-notch guests, very well produced, excellent content. Each episode is structured similarly so you know what to expect but the guests bring their own flavor and expertise. The content is inspiring and thought provoking and leaves me thinking of ways to get the most out of life.
Amazing info for entrepreneurs!
You want to be the best you need to learn from the best and this show has the best! I have learned what I need to do to take my business to the next level!
This show is very well produced and thought out. The main questions remain the same, but every episode is so different. Each guest interprets the questions differently and has had unique experiences compared to the rest. I look forward to new episodes to hear how these guests have built their businesses, learn about how they view money, gain insight from their habits and goals, and get the wisdom of a “free lunch” with the guest without having to leave my gym/car as I listen.