Our Team

Strategic Outcomes Asia is an elite security team headquartered in Houston, focused on serving the Asian market. Our company delivers "high profile" security services and our team consists of World Class professionals seasoned with Military, Security and Business backgrounds.



David D. West, JD, COO & General Counsel Retired U.S. Navy S.E.A.L. Commander

Mr. West is the Chief Operations Officer and Legal advisor for SOA, LLC and represents to us as what can be best described as a Scholarly Warrior. David has over forty years of operational knowledge and diversity in Executive Protection (EP), Special Operations, and Maritime Security Operations. Mr. West has formal and on-the-job training with extensive experience in extremely sensitive, high-level security operations for high profile figures, High Risk Facilities in the United States and abroad, and an extensive Special Operations background. He has organized, developed and conducted training and management programs for all levels of military, paramilitary units and private organizations. Mr. West also has an extensive background in quality control to ensure conformity with operational and organizational needs, in addition to managing and controlling annual training and operations budgets. He has personally overseen the safe and successful conduct of numerous security related projects to include security assessments and related services for high value facilities and personalities, tactical training programs, and real world operations in support of the global war on terror.

  • Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Commander
  • Personal Security Specialist (PSS) Instructor
  • High Risk Security Operations (HRSO)
  • Self Defense Instructor
  • BS, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
  • Numerous tactical qualifications to include: basic and free fall parachutist; jump master; dive master; etc.
  • JD (magna cum laude) American University, Washington College of Law
  • Meritorious Service Medal; Navy Commendation Award (3); Navy Achievement Medals; numerous campaign and service awards
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Emergency Management and Continuity of Operations
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection/Key Resource-Design Basic Threat Identification
  • Command Center/Fusion Center - Operational Analysis
  • Career U.S. Navy SEAL officer. Planned, organized, and directed all aspects of world-wide Navy Special Operations. Handpicked to lead and conducted the first combined, ground operation for Desert Shield. Received numerous personal awards for leadership and managerial accomplishments.
  • SEAL career spanned all types of command and leadership positions from entry level, tactical platoon commander to executive level command and staff.