While January provides a chill across most of the country, it proved to be a hot month for approximately 60 of our loss prevention colleagues as they take another step forward in their professional careers.
Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. Yet while there are many different ways to evaluate our career vision and professional aspirations, 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. 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.
January 23rd – Janary 29th
Brent Peters is now a regional asset protection specialist at Advance Auto Parts.
Andrea Soucy was promoted to regional asset protection manager at Lord & Taylor.
Yvonne Rouse, vice president of loss prevention with Ross Stores was named president at the International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE).
Scott Sullivan, CPP, PCI is now an investigations manager at The TJX Companies.
Michael Oren, CFI, CCEP is now senior manager of corporate asset protection at Dollar General.
Michael Fallon Jr. is now a district asset protection leader at CVS Health.
Kazuya Ohara, LPC is now director of digital operations at Foot Locker.
Vianey Martin is now a regional loss prevention and safety manager- distribution at The Michaels Companies.
John Pabst was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at The TJX Companies.
Tim Corse, LPC was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at The TJX Companies.
Jeremy Browning was promoted to district asset protection manager at Kroger.
Michelle Wagner was promoted to regional asset protection manager SSC/DC at 99 Cents Only Stores.
Cassandra Murrell is now an area asset protection coordinator at Stein Mart.
Brendan “Ben” Dugan, CFI was promoted to senior manager, organized retail crime at CVS Health.
Ashlea Lewis was promoted to regional retail operations manager at Myer (Australia).
Adam Estep was recently promoted to manager protection systems at Big Lots Stores.
January 16th – January 22nd
Lindsay Peterson was promoted to market asset protection manager at Walmart.
James Eastwood is now director of regional marketing at Milestone Systems.
Steve Molina was promoted to director of supply chain security at Under Armour.
Patrick Ritter is now corporate chief of staff at ADS Security.
Derek Rowley is now a regional loss control manager at Asbury Automotive Group.
John Cornett is now a field market auditor at Family Dollar.
Karen Torres Zenil, LPC is now a district loss prevention manager at Nike (Mexico).
Zach Fereday is now asset protection at Wireless Vision.
Victor Gomes, CFE, LPC is now a field asset protection manager at T-Mobile.
Carlos Perez is now a district asset protection manager at Rite Aid.
January 9th – January 15th
Craig Leyers has been promoted to president at ADS Security.
Britney Sawyer-Ryan is now director of client relations at Protos Security.
Shannon Hunter is now vice president of merchandising operations and sustainability at Office Depot.
Amanda Buell, MBA, LPC was promoted to standards and compliance manager, global security operations center at Amazon.
Trisa Gildard was promoted to assistant vice president of loss prevention at Ross Stores.
Jim Connolly is now senior vice president of business development at American Integrated Security Group (AISG).
Lisa McElhaney is now chief operating officer at NADDI – National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.
Sam Ross was promoted to senior regional loss prevention manager at Hermes.
Joe Troy Jr, MBA is now director of asset protection and security at Rent the Runway.
January 1st – January 8th
Dawn Roller was promoted to director of loss prevention and point of sale at Brown’s Super Stores.
Ed Walker is now a district loss prevention manager at Ocean State Job Lot.
Tom Vecchiarelli was named vice president of sales at Product Protection Solutions (PPS).
Kim Hooper is now a regional loss prevention manager at Amazon.
Osmany Benitez, CFI was promoted to senior regional manager of asset protection at Luxottica.
Sardar Bhaginder Singh, CCPS is now an area asset protection officer at Udaan.com (India).
Kenneth Boremi, CFI, LPC is now director of security and asset protection at GOAT Group.
Inge Sebyan Black, CPP, CFE is now senior information security analyst at Target.
Robby Perry, CFCI is now senior manager I, specialty compliance and ethics – fraud analytics/investigations at Walmart.
Brian Dodge is now president at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).
Garret Watson was promoted to area asset protection manager at Steinmart.
Caglar Ari, CFI was promoted to senior manager EMEA, investigations at Amazon (Germany).
Stacy O’Malley was promoted to senior manager, asset protection at Rite Aid.
Tom Battye is now head of loss prevention at The White Company (UK).
Dustin Ares, LPC is now director, North America at Malong Technologies.
Gary Evaniuk, CFI is now an area loss prevention manager – at Michaels (Canada).
Paul Rumsey is now a district loss prevention manager at Genuine Parts Company.
Marcus Smith, CFI is now a senior loss prevention analyst at Verizon Wireless.
Sarah Hix was promoted to senior director of asset protection at The Home Depot.
Kathleen Avariano was promoted to senior regional asset protection manager at Hermès.
Larry F. Sechuk was recently named director of corporate asset protection at Lord & Taylor.
Steve Sell was named director of commercial channel strategy at JCPenney.
To review the December 2019 “LP People on the Move” click here.
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.