Our Team

A little story about us

L M Cook III • President

Mr. Cook was born in Beverly Hills, Ca. to parents in the entertainment industry. His first production was a musical concert with Mr. Ray Charles on the occasion of Mr. Charles’ fiftieth birthday, it was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Ca. He went on to produce a direct to home video of the 1984 Olympics, various music videos and other forms of entertainment. A division of LMC3 Productions, Inc.( GM Studios) became 20th Century Fox’s largest Portuguese dubber. Mr. Cook has consulted in all areas of the entertainment industry and has found his best talents lie in marketing. He was moved by a TV show on Veterans over 20 years ago and vowed to do something to help and thank our Veterans, He formed Supporting our Servicemen in 2011 and has been building the charity since then. He has assembled a very impressive team in SOS in many fields both Nationally and Internationally. Mr. Cook has also founded The Foundation for World Harmony which is dedicated to Raising funds for all charities worldwide.. He is a published author, humanitarian and yachtsman. Monte@ilovesos.org

David R. Goddard
Director of Financial Oversight

Provides financial Advice to SOS as Dir. For financial oversight. . Mr. David R. Goddard has 25 years of experience in Merchant Banking, Capital Markets and Investment Banking and has raised in excess of $4 billion for his clients worldwide. He was a partner in Macluan Capital, the oldest private equity firm in Canada and is a Senior Managing Director responsible for Finance and Business Development in Trobak LLC, an International Commodity Trading Group located in Austin Texas. Mr. Goddard is also a Managing Director of MB&A Capital, a global Investment Banking Firm headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA. Mr. Goddard’s investment banking experience includes being a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. where he ran the Global Private Equity Capital Markets. Mr. Goddard was also a Managing Director at BankBoston Robertson Stephens and Chase Securities where he ran the Private Equity placement groups. He began his Investment Banking career at Bank of America Securities in the Corporate Finance Group. He earned his MBA from New York University and his BA from St. Lawrence University. Davidrgoddard@gmail.com

Lawrence Paul Mortorff
Industry Consultant

Mr. Mortorff is a committed conservationist, and has been involved in the entertainment industry since 1973. In 1975 and 1976, he worked with Phillippe Cousteau and the Cousteau Society, trading his legal expertise for the opportunity to be a crew member on the Flying Calypso. There, he flew with Mr. Cousteau to El Salvador to assist in the filming of an episode of Oasis in Space. In 1988, he went to work for the Catholic Insight Foundation as a volunteer, and has been on their Board of Directors since 1989. That year, Mr. Mortorff was the Executive Producer of the film ROMERO starring Raol Julia, portraying the slain Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero. In the 1990’s, Mr. Mortorff was active in ocean campaigns to save endangered species, and by 2000 was Chairman of the Board of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the group trying to stop the killing of whales in the Antarctic, and trying to stop the practice of cutting off the fins of sharks, and tossing them back into the ocean to drown. Mr. Mortorff is active with Rotary International, serves as a Director in the Santa Monica club, and is currently working on water projects in Kenya and Burma. He has built environmentally friendly roads in Kenya. lmortoff@mindspring.com

Holmes Stoner
Director of International Development

Mr. Stoner has spent the last 14 years as Founder and Chairman of the Pacific Rim Chamber of Commerce and the American International Business Council. His primary mission was to set up and administrate international business development, consulting services and business relations in the major emerging markets throughout the world. He personally managed the China National Tourism membership and the CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade), KOTRA and JETRO and simultaneously assisted in all other international operations of the company specializing in China and most of Asia.
He has worked with most Pac Rim Governments closely setting up promotions for Trade, Tourism, Technology Transfer and Cultural Exchange Programs as well as financing programs. hhstoner@gmail.com

Saul A. Escudero, Jr.
Director or Marketing

Equipped with over 20 years of experience building sales and managing accounts, and as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Advent Communications, Saul used his substantive executive experience to launch a multitude of nationwide companies. Saul has also worked with numerous charities and foundations like NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA, and USTA. He brings a wealth of experience in event planning and corporate branding representing luxury brands like Luis Vuitton Hennessey (LVMH). Throughout his career, Saul has made a name for himself as a strategic thinker and motivational leader. He has been consistently delivering industry-leading results by driving company growth through new product roll outs, strategic market planning, customer acquisition, and brand management. Throughout his career, Saul has made a name for himself as a strategic thinker and motivational leader. He has been consistently delivering industry-leading results by driving company growth through new product roll outs, strategic market planning, customer acquisition, and brand management. With his leadership skills and networking experience, Saul has the ability to meet or exceed the sales goals, use his marketing intelligence to ensure brand competiveness, and create new effective branding and marketing strategies for any company. saul_escudero@yahoo.com

Alan Oberholser

Stan Rodman

14120 Tahiti Way Suite A112
Marina Del Rey, Ca. 90292

• Increases Business
• Earns customer loyalty and good will
• Helps spread patriotism
• Wonderful way to thank our Veterans

​SOS is a member of the California Association of NonProfit organizations.

For Info please email: monte@ilovesos.org or call: 888.658.8884