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.
Christopher Bellamy is now a district loss prevention manager at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet
Eric Mizner Sr., LPQ, CORCI is now corporate asset protection coordinator at Five Below
Kenny Hayes is now a regional loss prevention manager at Variety Wholesalers
Nicole Schmitt was promoted to senior manager of asset protection at Wireless Vision
Henry Sacasa is now a regional asset protection leader at CarMax
Dan DeLonay was promoted to regional director of loss prevention and safety at The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
Matthew Stolba is now a district assets protection manager at JCPenney
Desmond Heidt was promoted to senior regional manager, loss prevention supply chain & e-commerce EMEA at Michael Kors
Ryan Schild, LPC was promoted to senior manager, security and loss prevention at Amazon
Charles Simms is now an area loss prevention manager at HS Brands International
Perry J. Resnick has been named director of loss prevention at Boot Barn
Tanisha Gonzalez-Wellmann was promoted to director of field loss prevention, process improvement, and LP analytics at AutoZone
Joseph Ortega is now director of loss prevention, international at Old Navy
Jacob Myers is now director of loss prevention, west territory at Old Navy
Kristina Shvets was promoted to LP systems analyst at TJX Canada/Winners
Scott Bernards was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at Columbia Sportswear
Clint Hedgpeth was promoted to director of loss prevention operations at H-E-B, Inc.
Elizabeth Ayala is now a regional loss prevention investigator at National Stores Inc.
Kevin M Plante – LPC, CPP is now regional loss prevention manager – Northeast US at Party City
Anna McNicholas was promoted to senior loss prevention analyst- investigations and analysis at Ulta Beauty
Doug Barnes was named director of loss prevention at Beauty Brands
Dawn Charbonneau CFI is now a district loss prevention manager at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet
William Rich was promoted to senior analyst – asset protection forensics at The Home Depot
Brittany Jeffery is now a regional investigator at National Stores
Jeffrey Taber was promoted to district loss prevention manager at Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.
Scott Fraum is now a loss prevention specialist at Publix Super Markets
Steven Mesrey is now director of asset protection at Mobilelinkusa
AnnMarie (Alfano) LaFranca is now an area asset protection leader at Big Lots Stores
Marizaday Martinez was promoted to multi-unit asset and profit protection manager at Sears Holdings
Cameron Maurer was promoted to regional Asset Protection Manager at Weis Markets
Adam Alford has been promoted to vice president of loss prevention at GameStop
Marvin Ellison has been named president and CEO at Lowe’s
Chris Bitner was promoted to vice president, chief security officer at Bloomin’ Brands
Cameron Maurer was promoted to regional asset protection manager at Weis Markets
Matt Finley is now a district asset protection leader at CVS Health
Kate Early, LPC was promoted to corporate manager of LP, safety and operations at Lowe’s Companies
Carissa Swiderski was promoted to area asset protection manager at JCPenney
Tyler McHugh was promoted to district loss prevention manager at Kohl’s
Thomas Cesario is now a district asset protection manager at JCPenney
Mark Nutter is now an area asset protection coordinator at Stein Mart
Lucio Botello, MBA is now a district asset protection manager at JCPenney
Eric Stone, CFI was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at Amazon Robotics
Alaina Kring, CPhT is now an area loss prevention manager at Ulta Beauty
Eric Baxter is now a district loss prevention manager at DICK’S Sporting Goods
Laura Hower is now a regional loss prevention manager at Brooks Brothers
Jimmy Spargo is now a distribution center asset protection manager at Home Depot
Matthew Robinett CCSP was promoted to district manager of asset protection Investigations at Macy’s
Kenneth Boremi, CFI, LPC was promoted to vice president, retail at Brookstone
Bryan Sullivan was promoted to manager, corporate investigations at Hudson’s Bay Company
Brittany Jeffery is now a regional loss prevention investigator at National Stores
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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.