Loss Prevention Certification: Recently Certified February 2017

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Professional excellence requires dedication and responsibility, and is something that the best continuously strive to achieve. In order to maximize potential, it is therefore essential that professional development is seen as an ongoing process. We should always be looking for ways to improve our skills, abilities, and base of knowledge as a means to maximize performance. Loss prevention certification is a means of establishing and validating that standard of excellence.


The Loss Prevention Foundation celebrates the Certified LP professional

We are pleased to recognize and congratulate two industry leaders who recently obtained their LPC certification. Despite their demanding schedules and having other impressive educational credentials, these leaders still saw the value and took the time to obtain the industry-leading LPC credential.

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In order to achieve the highest standards of excellence, loss prevention professionals must embrace the importance of continuing education as a gateway to higher performance and achievement within the profession. The best way to invest in our future is to invest in ourselves, and each of us holds the responsibility to maximize our talents and abilities to best serve our professional ambitions.

Wayne McBrianWayne McBrian, LPC, Retired OVP of Loss Prevention at Brookstone Stores

This program is not a weekend exercise, but a journey and commitment to education. The certification process reaffirms your loss prevention knowledge and enlightens you in areas where you’ve been less involved.

Well worth the time.


February 2017

Loss prevention certification is an investment that we make in ourselves. It is not simply a commitment to higher learning, but also a dedication to reach a higher standard. Each of these individuals is helping to raise the bar for the profession; and has earned both their designation and respect of the loss prevention community.

The Loss Prevention Foundation is pleased to recognize and congratulate the following individuals who have successfully completed all of the requirements set forth by the board of directors to be LPQualified (LPQ) and/or LPCertified (LPC).

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Cory Arnsperger, LPC
Robert Cochran, LPC
Britt Davidson, LPC
James Freeman, LPC
Mark Hand, LPC
Brian Keefer, LPC
Kazuya Ohara, LPC
Jacob Russell, LPC
Randall Stirewalt, LPC
Christine Sullivan, LPC
Jan Trexler, LPC
Dustin Young, LPC


Stephen Frechou, Jr. LPQ
Jeffrey Gonzalez, LPQ
Marc Hamilton, LPQ
Douglas Lopez, LPQ
Preston Miller-Silveira, LPQ
Mitzi Perry, LPQ
Brittany Phillippy, LPQ
Stephen Ragosta, LPQ

The retail industry is extremely competitive, and loss prevention has become an integral component of a successful retail model. In order to remain successful our professional competencies must include flexibility, strong problem-solving and decision making skills, a superior knowledge base, and an ability to effectively apply our knowledge and experience to the diverse situations that we face on a day-to-day basis.

It is our responsibility to manage the process; driven by individual learning experiences and carrying a personal signature for success. Continuing education, training and skills development, lifelong learning activities, intellectual nourishment and exposure to new ideas all contribute to that plan. Are you taking the necessary steps?

To view the Recently Certified for January 2017, click here.

For more information on loss prevention certification and the certification process, contact the Loss Prevention Foundation at www.losspreventionfoundation.org

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