Cowboys For A Cause

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Making a Difference is what we are all about...
We are a Grassroots organization with a dream to make this world a better place for everyone...

 


Code of the West


Live each Day with Courage

Take Pride in Your Work

Always Finish What You Start

Do What Has to be Done

Be Tough, But Fair

When You Make a Promise, Keep It

Ride for the Brand

Talk Less and Say More

Remember Some Things aren't for Sale

Know Where to Draw the Line


Cowboys For A Cause Board Members

Sherry Cain
Mike Drake

Mindy Gayk

Joshua Spiegel
Stephen Vander Hart

Gar Calhoun

Robert Freeman, ESQ
Jesse Vargas
Jeff Stuart
Kiko Zennedjian
Eric Garcia

Michael Drake founder/owner of Cowboy West Productions a catering, event production and event planning company. Founder of Cowboys For A Cause and in 2014 he received the Excellence Award presented by County of Riverside EDA Office of Military & Defense Services. To his philanthropic credit Drake has collaborated with Toys 4 Tots, Dodgers Foundation, Home Aid, CHP 11-99 Foundation, Corona Firefighters Association, Future Farmers of America FFA, Angel Santos Cancer Fund, Riverside Sheriff’s Association, Riverside Police Officers Association, Miracle on Sixth Street, Riverside Prevent Child Abuse, Veterans Administration just to name a few…


Stephen Vander Hart has a history of recognizing and developing talent, opportunities and versatility across various business, financial, legal and technical disciplines: Account Manager at RDO Integrated Controls a technology based company that provides GPS and Survey solutions to the construction, agricultural, mining and landfill sectors, Wolf Oilfield Services Inc.- a transportation company servicing the growing energy industry, previous Owner and Managing Partner of Stone Valley Materials in Riverside CA.


Jeff Stuart is a Law Enforcement professional with over 29 years of experience. His career includes employment with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Fullerton Police Department, where he retired as a Sergeant, and the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, where he currently works as a District Attorney Investigator.


Jesse Vargas after graduating from the Phoenix Institute of Technology with in Electronics Technology was recruited by Burroughs/Unisys Corporation. Later attended the University of La Verne and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Technology - Perris Chamber of Commerce and Director and President of the Perris Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 


Robert Freeman attended California State University, Long Beach where he was Law Society President, an Associate Justice for the Rules & Ethics Court, then attended California State University, Dominguez Hills. He graduated with honors and earned a Master’s Degree in Negotiations and Conflict Resolution. He earned his Juris Doctor in May1997; Judge Pro-Tem for the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Member - State Bar of Nevada Disciplinary Commission, 1st Lieutenant California State Guard, JAG Corp, as well as being a Certified Mediator for the Supreme Court of Nevada.

Sherry Cain Executive Director of Muzeo Museum & Cultural Center Event and Fund Development Coordinator, Committee member for the Vince Ferragamo Special Olympics Golf Tournament, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Business Golf Tournament Orange County Family Justice Center Galas for 5 Years as well as being Event Coordinator for Hudson Townsend Walking Tall Golf Tournament, UCR Baseball Annual Golf Tournament; Business Manager for Miss California’s appearances throughout the State of California and Orange County Family Justice Center Foundation ~ Secretary.


Mindy Flory possesses a degree in Sociology from California State University, Fullerton. Early in her career, she worked as an analyst for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Riverside Probation Department, and the Western Riverside Council of Governments; Director of Public Relations and Hospitality for NASCAR’s Coors Light Racing. Owner of Support Sisters a community-focused nonprofit organization comprised of breast cancer survivors with a passion to financially and emotionally empower women a recipient of the NACC Non-Profit Of The Year Award and the 2018 Inland Empire Business Of The Year.

Josh Spiegel, has help fundraise for many causes from Cancer to MS to Diabetes - Destroy Duchenne-Intellectual Disabilities organization providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities to be active in the community. ABC Hopes—Board Member (6 Years), fighting for a cure to this form of Muscular Dystrophy that affects youth only very similar to ALS as well as fundraises and gives to Veteran Organizations and Disability Organizations.


Gregory Zennedjian founder of RX3 which stands for “Rehab, Refit, Return to Duty” is a guide to help Military Service Members recover from and prevent common musculoskeletal injuries; with that comes over 20 years of business development experience including planning and execution of strategies for start-ups including securing corporate financing for developing product, branding, manufacturing, sales and distribution - His operational and managerial expertise includes customer and employee relations, staff recruitment, scheduling, inventory, administrative procedures and extensive P&L experience with emphasis on budget and implementation of labor cost controls.


Garfett Calhoun founding Member & Technical Director of The RDG Group a California Corporation Consulting Group, Microsoft Certified Professional and previous College Professor in Information Technology - Alpha Beta Kappa, Westwood College of Technology, Certified in the Professional Advancement in Philanthropy Certified Fund Raising Executive Program from La Sierra University Zapara School of Business – as well as Certification in Assistive Technology Applications form Cal State Northridge. Currently working with 60 nonprofit organizations, 40 for profit corporation in business compliance and development.


Eric Garcia is currently with the Sheriff’s Department for the County of Riverside.

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