Leo Anguiano, LPC has been named Senior Director of Loss Prevention for Dollar Express. Leo began his career with May Department Stores as an entry level store loss prevention associate, progressing to Regional Manager of Loss Prevention and Safety before moving to Lowe’s Home Improvement as Director of Loss Prevention and Safety in 1993. Since that time he has held leadership positions as Vice President of Loss Prevention with Michael’s Arts and Crafts, Senior Vice President of Asset Protection with Kmart Corporation, Senior Director of Loss Prevention with Dollar General, Vice President of Loss Prevention with Movie Gallery, Chief Risk Officer with Central Parking System, and most recently as Senior Director of Asset Protection at Rite Aid Corporation.
Dollar Express is the newest entrant in retail’s dollar store segment. Founded in the Fall of 2015 and owned by Sycamore Partners, the company originated as a divestiture resulting from the merger between Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores. The company has 330 stores in 36 states, currently bannered as Family Dollar stores. Sycamore Partners specializes in retail and consumer investments, with such notable brands and retailers as: Hot Topic, Torrid, Nine West, Talbots, Coldwater Creek, Aeropostale and recently Belk Dept. Stores.