With the return of blustery weather, September marks back-to-school time for students, and an opportunity for new growth for those heading off to experience the exciting adventures of college life for the first time. But it’s also a time for new challenges and discoveries for approximately 90 loss prevention partners and friends “On the Move” this month as they embark on the next chapter in their professional lives.
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. Whatever our professional goals and aspirations might be and whatever skills and experiences have helped forge our loss prevention careers, we have to find and seize the opportunities to learn, grow, and progress.
Please join us and our sponsor HireHonest in congratulating the following individuals on their recent career moves and promotions.
September 22nd – September 30th
Christyn Keef, LPC was promoted to vice president of asset protection and safety at Walmart.
Jeremiah Villavicencio is now a regional asset protection manager at Advance Auto Parts.
Matthew Tomao is now a regional business manager at Intelligent Security Systems.
Dani Connell was promoted to district loss prevention manager at TJX Europe (United Kingdom).
Ahmet Günner is now an area profit protection manager at JD Sports Fashion (Germany).
Jason Hampton is now director of loss prevention at Vantiva Supply Chain Solutions.
Sérgio Nascimento dos Santos is now senior loss prevention supervisor at Cesta do Povo Supermarkets (Brazil).
Kasey Kolnberger was promoted to area loss prevention manager at Sephora.
Adam Amado was promoted to area loss prevention manager at Sephora.
Manny Castro was promoted to area loss prevention manager at Sephora.
Calvin Kanlong was promoted to area loss prevention manager at Sephora.
Brian Scott, CCPS, LPQ is now a loss prevention market manager at Neiman Marcus.
Kris Carpenter was promoted to district assets protection business partner at Target.
Timothy Klass was promoted to director of risk & resilience EMEA at Amazon (Germany).
Ashley Erickson is now investigations specialist at Pride Stores.
Samantha Bedillo was promoted to organized retail crime investigator – national task force at The TJX Companies.
Tim Riker is now an area loss prevention manager at Ross Stores.
James Simpson, LPC is now director of asset protection at Northeast Shared Services, Northeast Grocery.
Ryan Hepburn PSP, LPQ is now a multi-store asset protection manager at Macy’s.
Annie Goddard is now senior physical security program manager at Amazon.
Lauren O’Donnell was promoted to regional asset protection manager at CVS Health.
September 15th – September 21st
Marc Rojas was promoted to director – data center security and global investigation at Amazon.
Kevin Thomas CFE, CFI, CBCP is now senior director, head of global physical security & asset protection at Sysco Corporation.
Billy Byrd was promoted to asset protection business partner at Target.
Eric Rode LPC, CFI is now senior business partner – AP governance at Target.
Kyle Penoyer was promoted to director of supply chain asset protection at The Home Depot.
Matthew Seifert is now a regional asset protection manager at Bath & Body Works.
Michael Klar is now a regional asset protection manager at Dollar Tree.
Ahmad Johnson is now an area loss prevention manager at Ulta Beauty.
Luz Evelyn Zepeda is now a regional loss prevention manager at Gamestop.
José Gilberto Fernandes is now head of loss prevention and head of operations, wholesale division at Pinheiro Supermarkets (Brazil).
Troy Holub is now an area loss prevention manager at Ross Stores.
Gerry Nevarez is now senior manager, loss prevention & security at Yusen Logistics.
Josh Bowen was promoted to district asset protection manager at Lowe’s Companies,
Thomas Smith was promoted to senior manager of asset protection at TBC Corporation.
Luciel Madera was promoted to senior asset protection analyst – Northeast at Gap Inc.
Jason Coots was promoted to district loss prevention manager at TJX Companies.
Lindsay Wilder III is now a regional asset protection manager at Gap, Inc.
Valerie Zennario is now a district loss prevention manager at Bealls.
Justin Wisener was promoted to manager of investigations, loss prevention and safety at The Michaels Companies.
Brendon Cutler was promoted to market investigator at Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Christopher LaMonte was promoted to senior manager, inventory management at Aritzia.
September 8th – September 14th
Stephen Melia is now director of asset protection and security at Brookshire Grocery Company.
Loredana Prosser is now a centralized internal investigator at TJX Companies.
Charity Mackey is now a loss prevention analyst at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.
Mark Stinde, LPC, is now chairman of the board of directors at The Loss Prevention Foundation.
Scott Glenn, LPC, is now treasurer at The Loss Prevention Foundation.
Paul Jaeckle, LPC, will now serve on the Executive Committee at The Loss Prevention Foundation.
Ulises Diego is now a regional asset protection manager at Southeastern Grocers.
Megan Clyne is now senior digital e-commerce fraud analyst at BJ’s Wholesale Club.
Shannon Boardman was promoted to area asset protection manager at Old Navy.
Santhosh Vadakeveed is now regional manager, shrink mitigation at Reliance Retail (India).
Christopher Manchesi is now a multi-area security manager at H&M.
Chris Kelly is now senior manager of risk – supply chain at Aritzia (Canada).
Jessica Djonne was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at The TJX Companies.
Scott Hodgson was promoted to area manager at Amazon (United Kingdom).
Ryan Schild, LPC was promoted to senior manager – fraud prevention, TERA at Amazon.
Jose Munoz is now a district loss prevention manager at Smart & Final.
Serge Ahmad, MBA, LPC was promoted to senior manager of global security at Wayfair.
Joseph Penaflor was promoted to asset protection business partner at Target.
Ben Siems is now senior manager of asset protection technology at Macy’s.
Deb Nunnally is now a district asset protection manager at Burlington Stores.
Nate Pearson, CPP®, CISSP® is now senior director, global security at CHS.
September 1st – September 7th
Aytek Demirdelen is now head of internal audit at Kordsa (Turkey).
Brandon Kiick is now director of safety and asset protection at Vasa Fitness.
Ieda Fraga is now a loss prevention auditor at Grupo SBF (Brazil).
Brendan Fitzgerald is now director of asset protection & corporate security at Staples.
Dave Kuntz was promoted to employee relations investigator at Target.
Ashley Engelmann was promoted to senior manager of loss prevention governance, compliance, & theft operations at Panera Bread.
Gora Ndao is now territory profit and asset protection manager at JD Sports Fashion (France).
Keith Langley, LPC is now a regional loss prevention manager at Bargainn Hunt.
Sara Wiersma was promoted to senior manager, corporate command center at Target.
Lee Foley, CFI was promoted to loss prevention market manager at Academy Sports + Outdoors.
Rosa Nasri was promoted to director, supply chain loss prevention and safety-west at Ross Stores.
Ellis Clark, LPC is now manager of EHS & loss prevention at M&D.
Ian Walsh is now an asset protection coordinator at Gap, Inc.
Nicholas Stine, MED, CFI is now a market investigator at Family Dollar.
Lloyd Shaffer is now a district loss prevention manager at Giant Eagle.
Axel Sundén is now divisional president – Africa Middle East & Asia Pacific at Securitas (Singapore).
Amir Attaei was promoted to store investigations supervisor at TJX Canada (Canada).
Rhiannon Philpot-Hale is now a loss prevention advisor at Chemist Warehouse (Australia).
Alyssa Kelly was promoted to area asset protection manager at Gap, Inc.
Christopher Hagerdon, LPC is now a district asset protection manager Jay C Foods.
Juan Francisco Mujica,CFI, PCI, PSP, CPP was promoted to loss prevention Latam director at Mercado Libre (Argentina).
Dan Barnes was promoted to cluster loss prevention manager at Amazon (United Kingdom).
Juan Fernando Alonso Leiva is now security supervisor – Spain & Portugal at Gucci (Spain).
Kelli Wilson is now an organized retail crime investigator at The TJX Companies.
Marlene Giordano was promoted to senior field asset protection manager at T-Mobile.
Review the August 2022 LP People on the Move
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 above, please email submissions here.