LA 4 Animals Board of Directors
Attorney, Manatt, Phelps and Phillips
Jeff focuses primarily on the representation of artists, entrepreneurs and entities in the areas of music, film television, fashion and branding, advertising and digital media. Clients include major writers, producers, actors, recording artists, athletes, record labels, publishing companies, designers, apparel and accessories companies, studios and advertising agencies throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Mr. Biederman is a regular lecturer on various entertainment, branding and media law topics, and regularly teaches a class on International Entertainment Law in London. He is the co-author of a casebook Law and Business of the Entertainment Industries, Fifth Edition, 2007; Praeger Publishers.
King, Bluebell Events, Award winning events
With two prestigious awards, an A-list clientele, television appearances and her events featured in numerous magazines, such as People, In Style Magazine and In Touch, Charley has distinguished herself as a ‘go to’ person for design and ambiance. She plans functions in Los Angeles, New York and London. CK is excited to put her skills to work for Rockstars 4 Animals launch and benefit events.
Charley adopted Beau, a labradoodle puppy from LA 4 Animals Foundation. She, Beau and his brother Mac Daddy live happily in Woodland Hills.
Legendary Music Producer
Veteran music producer Jack Douglas was born in New York City. Starting out as folk musician and performer, he worked on Robert Kennedy's senatorial campaign as a songwriter. His first professional job was at the renown recording studio Record Plant. It was there he co-produced/ engineered John Lennon's classic Imagine album. Douglas and Lennon formed a close bond and worked together for the remainder of Lennon's life. Others he worked with include The Who, Aerosmith, New York Dolls, Patti Smith…the list goes on. Currently he is working with Johnny Depp and his all star, rock supergroup The Hollywood Vampires.
Jack travels between New York, Los Angeles & San Francisco producing, teaching and having fun. He shares his heart with his rescued Golden Mountain Dog ‘Hope’.
Producer, Director, Animal Activist
Alison founded Eastwood Ranch Foundation to support her love of animals and dedication to animal welfare. Her foundation provides support to other rescues, no kill shelters and sanctuaries around the United States. She raised much needed funding for Chimp Haven, a sanctuary for Chimps retired from animal testing. Alison has appeared on news shows bringing attention to animal causes, as well as hosting, directing and producing Nat Geo Wild’s series ‘Animal Intervention’.
Alison and her Eastwood Ranch Foundation are partnered with LA 4 Animals on various educational and life saving initiatives. She lives in .Calabasas, CA with her husband Stacy and their extended fur family.
Attorney, Animal Activist
An attorney and partner at Morea Schwartz Bradham Friedman & Brown LLP in New York City, John has over 25 years of complex commercial litigation experience. He has handled a broad range of commercial disputes involving contract, fraud, bankruptcy, securities, partnership, real estate, construction, technology, employment and other issues. He has litigated cases in numerous federal and state courts throughout the country.
John has been a champion for homeless pets in New York, Los Angeles and far beyond. He created HARP, the Homeless Animal Rescue Project to help raise awareness regarding pet over-population and to secure corporate funding for life saving programs. John lives between NYC and East Hampton with his 3 rescued Maltese who run the show.
Awards & Special Projects, Paramount Pictures
Ms Yardum is a veteran entertainment marketing consultant and strategist with extensive experience in public relations, marketing, promotions, creative advertising, awards campaigning and special events.
Lea strategizes and implements awards campaigns on behalf of Paramount Pictures for a wide variety of films including "The Fighter," "Nebraska," "Selma," "Interstellar," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Rango," among many others. She spearheads select philanthropic initiatives for the company and a broad scale of special projects and special events in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. LA 4 Animals welcomes Lea and her team for coming onboard to help projects flourish!
Account Director, Pitch
Brie is a marketing/advertising exec at the innovative boutique agency Pitch. She and her team create branding and marketing campaigns for clients including Netflix, Pepsi, Burger King, Waldorf Astoria, Nestlé Waters and San Manuel Indian Casino. As a forward thinking and conscious company, dogs are welcome to their high tech industrial office In Culver City and are called ‘the real bosses’ on their website!
This animal loving branding pro is volunteering her precious time and know how to LA 4 Animals Foundation.
VP of marketing, Director, Warner Brothers
Albert oversees marketing and digital content for Warner Brothers television shows and specials. Assembling high profile campaigns and enticing viewing audiences is not his only focus. Albert is profoundly involved in altruistic endeavors, such as being part of a WB team that partnered with Mercy Corps to create and promote a radio soap opera that tackles nutritional issues in compromised communities in Ethiopia. The show reached 1.2 million people.
Avid animal lover, Albert has joined with LA 4 Animals Foundation to help .educate the masses and urge public support for homeless pets dying in.shelters ..for lack of space, and kept in less than humane conditions.
Founder & CEO, LA 4 Animals Foundation
Linda is a former Sony Entertainment recording artist and holistic wellness professional working with many in front of and behind the camera. Once upon a time she compiled the famed guest list at Studio 54.
Born in Connecticut, schooled in New York and London, she started a career in
fashion and ended up focusing on compassion. She wrote the first anti-gang violence rap song called “Why”- and a song for the United Nations Children’s Choir to sway diplomatic favor to help the environment. The LA Times praised her poetry and purpose.
LA 4 Animals Foundation was created after Linda witnessed the profound over-crowding in SoCal shelters, which stirred her conscience to do something about it. She lives with her rescued Affenpincher Beans in Los Angeles, creating programs & campaigns to raise awareness and save lives.
CPA, owner of Bonura Plus, CFO LA 4 Animals Foundation
Alyce obtained an MBA with a minor in accounting from Pepperdine University in Malibu California. Since then she has held CEO/COO/CFO positions at various CPA firms, and was part of a team which successfully turned around several companies in Chapter 11.
An enrolled agent licensed by the IRS for 25 years, she is the Principal for over fourteen years of Bonura Plus, Inc. and has clients throughout the country and outside the U.S. Although competent in all areas of tax law, the majority of clients are in the entertainment and video game industries. Clients include Disney, HBO, NBC Universal, MGM, Sony and Warner Brothers Studios. Alyce resides in Los Angeles with her rescued dogs who she treats like children.
Vice President Marketing, Social MediaLive Nation & Ticketmaster
Gretchen is an innovative leader who identifies unique opportunities for marketing, advertising, sponsorship and partner integration in the digital space. She was selected by Live Nation after the success of her own GFox Interactive to lead their North American Social Media Team.
A longtime animal advocate, Gretchen went to Katrina to aid with the rescue efforts to save pets left behind, getting them to a safe place to unite them with their owners. She resides with her two rescued black labs Mila and Lucia and kitty cat in Los Angeles.