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Young entrepreneur Jerry Spencer and his partner are working the largest trade show of their careers: Macworld Expo, and they barely have time to take a break. Jerry stops for a quick bite to eat and shares a table with an unexpected guest. Jerry calls his story “A Surprise Lunch That I’ll Never Forget”.

Jerry Spencer during the KISS days

Jerry Spencer first came to Montana in 1979, when he got a summer job as Desk Clerk at a lodge in Glacier Park. That is where he met the love of his life and partner, Janet. Jerry is a serial entrepreneur. He has founded several successful companies, and Janet helped found Tidbits the Paper, which is currently published in over 180 locations. Jerry is currently managing a project to revitalize an old iron foundry in Indiana and splitting his time between Indiana and Montana. To learn more about Jerry’s work, check out Intelligent Funding.


Rachel Aagenes loves being in love and has finally found THE ONE. She shares the story of that journey in a tale she calls “Lucky in Love”.

Rachel Aagenes is lucky in love
Rachel Aagenes was born in Jackson, Wyoming but has lived in Helena for 23 years. She works as an Insurance Agent. Rachel spends her spare time fishing and hiking, hanging out with her 3 dogs and singing with Helena Symphony. She has one awesome son named Liam and a stepdaughter named Hannah with her recent marriage to Eric Schmitz


“In 1963 Suzy met the love of her life in NYC while studying art. When he returned from a trip around the world he wanted her to go to Montana. She also loved travel and instead ran away to have her own European adventure. After 4 months of hitchhiking across Europe, she got a little more of both than she bargained for when she headed home by freighter.

Suzy Holt steers the ship

Once home, she went to Montana after all and was married to Martin for 46 years. Helena has been her home for 40 years. After a 30-year career in librarianship, including 15 years with the Shodair Medical Genetics program, she has resumed her earlier passion for making art. Her photography and paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout Montana.


Marc Moss shared a story that night too, and a version of it recently appeared on the Tell Us Something podcast. To hear Marc’s story, listen to the final episode of Right Place Right Time here.