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Loss Prevention Certification: Recently Certified March 2016

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


Rich BaxleyRich Baxley, LPC, PCI – Rite Aid Corporation – Asset Protection District Manager

“Having the LPC designation sets yourself apart in the industry. Others immediately recognize your ongoing ability and commitment to the profession. Lastly, and very important is the ability to network and engage more effectively with other professionals in the industry.”

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Michael TannerMichael Tanner Sr., LPQ – Corporate Facility Security Officer – VariQ. Former U.S. Coast Guard.

“I actually learned a great deal taking the course, it really put the unique needs of the retail environment into perspective when it comes to security. I certainly came away with some good information that will be beneficial in the future.”


LP Solutions

March 2016

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).

LP Certified

Brett Carlson, LPC
Paul Ferreri, LPC
Cameron Hess, LPC
David Huhner, LPC
William Ives, LPC
Charles Lindow, LPC
Taylor McDonald, LPC
Jayne McGrath, LPC CFI
Sharon Nawrocki, LPC
Gary Novello, Jr LPC
Mary Pelletier, LPC
Jessica Smith, LPC
Michael Trella, LPC

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Ryan Birkemeier, LPQ
Perry Busateri, Jr LPQ
Shannon Danko, LPQ
Kathryn Dove, LPQ
Joseph Heck, LPQ
Craig Hess, LPQ
Jerry Mafwenga, LPQ
Tiffany Paxton, LPQ
Kyle Rutledge, LPQ
Marcy Smith, LPQ
Ryan Stephenson, 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 February 2016, click here.

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

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