About the Author

William A. Alford LPC, CFE

William A. "Bill" Alford is president of International Lighthouse Group, a consulting company specializing in the creation and implementation of loss prevention-related programs for retail organizations across the country. Prior to establishing his consulting business, he held LP management positions with several major retailers over a twenty-year period. Alford is an active member of ASIS International and is also a frequent speaker before state, national, and international organizations and trade groups. He is the loss prevention consultant to the Food Marketing Institute. Alford is a contributing editor to LossPrevention magazine and has been involved in the development of the Loss Prevention Certification program.

Articles by William A. Alford LPC, CFE

Workplace Safety

Avian Flu Pandemic!

Newspaper headlines like this are growing in frequency. It’s no wonder the $25 billion US poultry industry is watching this dreaded outbreak with intense scrutiny. A major outbreak in this country would cause consumers to stop eating poultry, temporarily damaging the industry as well at the restaurants that specialize in chicken products.

In the supermarket industry,