Mission: Helping People with Life Challenges Through Outreach and Interactions with Animals and Nature
Cindy’s passion for protecting artists’ creations as well as clients’ treasures whether it be their home or family provided the foundation for her law practice. The practice covered estate planning and probate as well as entity formation and entertainment contract negotiations. Combining these areas of law, she conducts seminars and workshops for the Continuing Education for the Bar, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (A.F.T.R.A.) and other entertainment guilds and unions. Cindy holds a Masters Degree in Entertainment Law from Southwestern University School of Law’s Don Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. She is the immediate past-president of the 9,000 member Barristers Section for the Los Angeles County Bar. She is also president of Southwestern Law School’s Alumni Board, and a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Irish-American Lawyer’s Association, and the Cowboy Lawyer’s Association. In her life before law, Cindy worked successfully behind and in front of the camera as a producer for a live talk show, The Carol Lawrence Show, as an actress starring in hundreds of national radio and television commercials (including surfing on an ironing board for York Peppermint Patty); and as a professional cheerleader dancing for the Portland Trailblazers NBA team. She is a twenty-five-year member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and a twenty-four-year member of the Screen Actors Guild. Cindy lives in Brentwood, California.
A well-known booking agent and concert promoter, Rick found success as a songwriter, and as a country music artist on Broken Bow Records. Always interested in the business side of the music industry, Rick also received national recognition in insurance, financial ,and automotive sales. In fact, for several years, Rick was the top salesman at the top GM truck leasing dealership in the country. He also headed one of the country’s top automotive sales teams and enjoys motivating others to succeed. Many national companies have used his innovative sales, promotion, and marketing ideas successfully, and he has recently taken his unique skills in the entertainment industry and in business to television. Look for his name in the production credits of an upcoming music-based reality show. Rick has also organized many charitable events, and arranged funding for numerous business ventures. Rick lives in Bakersfield, California.
Lisa Wysocky is an author, equine clinician, and motivational speaker who trains horses for and consults with therapeutic riding programs across the country. Lisa has a degree in equine management from the University of Minnesota but after more than a decade as a national and world championship horse trainer and riding instructor, Lisa ventured into writing and the music business. She spent six years as a correspondent for Nashville's afternoon paper, the Nashville Banner, and also was a publicist for country music stars. Additionally, Lisa headed several independent record labels, wote a weekly syndicated celebrity lifestyles column, and was a regular featured guest on Jones Radio Networks syndicated overnight show. Lisa Is an award-winning and best selling author of more than a dozen books, and a registered level PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) instructor who holds a PATH certification as an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning, Mentor, and Equine Services for Heroes. She has also been chosen as one of the country's Top 50 riding instructors by ARIA (American Riding Instructor's Association) and is a regular fill-in co-host on the Horse Radio Network's flagship online radio show, Horses in the Morning. Lisa is a trained homeless housing coordinator who lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
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