People on the Move: May 2017

Taking the Steps To Build a Successful Loss Prevention Career

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Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining experience in multiple professional fields in order to establish a unique and versatile role that capitalizes on all of our various skill sets. Some aspire to be the very best at a particular skill or discipline, building a base of knowledge and expertise that sets us apart from the rest. There are those that strive to leave a professional legacy, leaving a lasting mark on the present and future of the loss prevention industry. And there are still others that simply want the recognition that comes with reaching a particular level of performance and the security that it provides.

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There are many different ways to evaluate our career vision and professional aspirations. But what is most important is that we find the path that fits us best. We need to fashion and follow a professional development plan that leads us forward and builds our future. Especially when involved in a profession that is evolving as quickly as retail loss prevention, career growth is essential to professional survival. Whatever our professional goals and aspirations might be; whatever skills and experiences have helped forge our personal loss prevention career path, we have to find and seize the opportunities to learn, grow, and progress.

All of us throughout the loss prevention community are proud of the accomplishments of those that have worked hard and earned a new place along the loss prevention career path. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent career moves and promotions.

May 2017

 

Carolina Donneys is now a district asset protection investigator at Lbrands

Larry Hudson was promoted to district loss prevention manager at Gordmans/Stage Stores

Bryan Hillman is now loss prevention & safety regional director central super region & international at PetSmart

Samuel A. Velazquez is now a regional loss prevention manager at LP Innovations

Amanda Kilpatrick is now an area asset protection leader at Big Lots

Matthew Custer CFI is now a regional asset protection manager at L Brands

Damien Needham was promoted to loss prevention market manager at Bealls

Lee Boland is now program manager of global inventory protection at Amazon

Michael Oren, CFI was named regional ethics & compliance manager at Walmart

Chris McCarrick, CFI was named senior manager of asset protection solutions at Kroger

Kregg Carney, CFI was promoted to director of loss prevention at International Coffee & Tea

Andrea Weir is now an area asset protection manager at Steinmart

Stacey Brinig-Baker is now a district asset protection manager at Stage Stores

Katelyn Dube is now a loss prevention zone manager at The Fresh Market

Donnie Dugger was promoted to director of loss prevention at CVS Health

Melissa Wacha, LPQ was promoted to director of asset protection operations at Walmart

Kyle Mellusi was promoted to manager of fraud analysis & investigations at The Children’s Place

Brian Quast, CFI was named national manager of loss prevention at Ace Hardware

Kevin Morrison, CFI, LPC was named director of loss prevention at Helzberg Diamonds

Brandon Pohlman was named safety & asset protection manager at Yesway Convenience Stores

Rui Rodrigues, B.A, LPC is now national director of asset protection at Holt Renfrew

Maria Plascencia-Avina is now a regional loss prevention investigator at Nordstrom

Kassandra Van Ghle is now a district loss prevention manager at TJ Maxx

Adam Dawkins was named manager of loss prevention at TJX Australia

Adrian Mesa is now logistics investigator, North America at Amazon

David Rozhon, LPC is now safety manager at Amazon

Will Pratt, CFI is now a district loss prevention manager at Loomis

Robin Gates was promoted to manager – national investigations center at Target

Jen Drake, CFI was promoted to Director Total Loss, Global Security for Walmart

Linda Wood named regional account manager for North England And Scotland for Tyco Security Products

David Henger was promoted to director of loss prevention at GameStop

Dave Siler, CFI was named director of asset protection for Bartell Drugs

Mike Lamb, LPC was named vice president of asset protection at Kroger  Click here to learn more

Adam Eaton was promoted to director of corporate loss prevention technology at Ross Stores

Carissa Brinkmann, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at Dollar General

Justin Thomas is now a senior regional manager of asset protection at Coach

Matt McMahon was promoted to regional asset protection manager at Century 21 Department Stores

Richard Brenner was promoted to senior manager, regional asset protection at Southeastern Grocers

Henry Johnson, LPC, CFI is now director of loss prevention at Memphis Goodwill, Inc.

Aki Moore, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager Athleta

Ben Dugan is now the director of organized retail crime field investigations at the Zellman Group, LLC

Allia Ceal, CFE is now an area loss prevention manager at Ross Stores, Inc.

Chad Garrett is now a regional asset protection manager at Luxottica

Scott Vollrath, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at Dollar General

Jonathan Douma was promoted to district manager of investigations at Macy’s

Justin Carroll was promoted to area loss prevention & operations support manager at Lowe’s

Howard Stone was promoted to director of logistics loss prevention at Amazon

Dayna Howard, CPP was promoted to director, NACF, loss prevention and security at Amazon

To review the April “People on the Move” click here.

Many of the loss prevention / asset protection career moves and promotions are reported to us by our career advisor partners. We are grateful for their collective efforts and diligence in delivering this information. If you would like to provide information pertaining to a recent promotion or career move that is not listed below, we welcome your submissions by clicking here.

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