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 best at a particular skill or discipline, building a base of knowledge and expertise that sets us apart from the rest. There are those who 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 who 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.
Michael Doyle, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at Dollar General.
Dusko Tadic was promoted to regional loss prevention manager-AMZL at Amazon.
Pete Tollinchi is now a district asset protection manager at JCPenney.
David Gibson is now a corporate investigations analyst at Neiman Marcus.
Matt Mothershed, CTPRP was promoted to senior information security analyst, third party risk management at Lowe’s.
Andrew Kerley was promoted to national fraud investigator at Halfords (UK).
Scott Pickrel is now an area loss prevention manager at Walmart Distribution Centers.
Scott Ziter was promoted to vice president of risk management at Golub Corporation/Price Chopper Supermarkets.
Carlos Oviedo, LPC, CFI is now a district loss prevention manager at Smart and Final.
Rachel Herndon is now an assets protection director at Target.
Matt Aldmeyer is now regional sales director – midwest at Se-Kure Controls.
Sam Burnim is now a regional asset protection lead at Under Armour.
Justin Kresser, CFE is now regional asset protection lead- west at Under Armour.
Steve Mick, MBA was named vice president of asset protection at Victra – Verizon Authorized Retailer.
Brian Maxwell was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at Burlington Stores.
Chad Miller was promoted to asset protection manager at Walmart E-commerce.
Stephen Rabbitt was promoted to corporate loss prevention project specialist at Nordstrom.
Ed Fuentes was promoted to director of asset protection- investigations at Toys R Us.
James Elliott, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at Dollar General.
Kim Schmidt, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at Family Dollar.
Andrew Barborak, CFI is now director of loss prevention at Gander Outdoors.
Jesse Young is now a regional loss prevention manager at Gymboree.
Francois Martineau was promoted to director of loss prevention – Canada at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Brendan Fitzgerald was promoted to vice president of asset protection at BJ’s Wholesale Club Click here to learn more.
Pat Moran was promoted to senior manager of logistics LP AMZL at Amazon.
Erika Wolf is now a senior market asset protection manager at REI.
Malo Taumua is now an area loss prevention manager IT at Ross Stores, Inc.
Matt Brenner, MA, CFI was promoted to director of loss prevention at Gap Inc/Gap Factory.
Gary Parkes was named national profit protection manager at Matalan (United Kingdom).
Ben Schmidt was promoted to district asset protection manager at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Anthony Aloisio, CFI was named director of loss prevention at Floor & Decor.
Aashish Amin was promoted to director of strategy and tech services at Office Depot.
Ehab Zahran, CFI was named director of loss prevention & safety at Party City Click here to learn more.
Steven Mieses was promoted to district asset protection manager at Victoria’s Secret.
Danielle Gunville is now asset protection investigations Supervisor at Price Chopper Supermarkets.
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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, please email submissions to peopleonthemove (at) lpportal (dot) com.