William M. Titus is a former vice president of loss prevention for Sears Holdings Corporation. Prior to his appointment to VP of LP at Sears, Roebuck and Co. in April 2003, Titus was senior VP of LP and risk management at OfficeMax. He also held LP and operations management positions with T.J. Maxx and Montgomery Ward. Titus was also a chair of the Loss Prevention Research Council and past chairman of the National Retail Federation loss prevention advisory committee. He holds a management and accounting degree from the University of Southern California.