Outstanding LP Leader, LP Team, and Association or Industry Initiative Announced

Three more categories of 2020 The Hall winners were announced Thursday, July 22, via LinkedIn Live on the magazine LinkedIn page. Nominees were voted on by loss prevention professionals via the LP Portal app. Below is a recap of the winners along with the runners up and finalists. Click on the category header below to read the full descriptions of the winners and nominees.

Announcement of the final category—the inaugural Hall of Honor inductees—will be made via LinkedIn Live Friday, July 23, at 1:00 pm EDT.

LP Leader of the Year

Winner: Brendan “Ben” Dugan, Director, CVS Health
While managing his day-to-day responsibilities as the director of ORC investigations for CVS, dealing with COVID-19 related issues, and civil unrest, Dugan continued to promote the Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR) where he is president. He also stepped up and held several virtual conferences and is working tirelessly to pass federal legislation related to ORC.

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Runner Up:

  • Lisa LaBruno, RILA


  • Wade Wheeler, MTI
  • Mike Lamb, Kroger
  • Anderson Ozawa, Cinemark Brazil

LP Team of the Year

Winner: SSP Group Loss Prevention Team (UK)
The SSP Group did an excellent job supporting the operation throughout a tough year, carrying out investigations and activities to maximize revenue and profit. They proved to be results-focused, keeping loss prevention KPIs on the expected levels, and the difficult circumstances didn’t stop them from starting new projects.

Runner Up:

  • Home Depot Supply Chain AP Team


  • CVS Asset Protection Team
  • Meijer AP Investigations Team
  • PetSmart Field LP and Safety Team

Association or Industry Initiative

Winner: The Loss Prevention Foundation
Founded in 2006, the LPF has helped to evolve the LP industry and ensure that its retail members and solution partners remain collaborative in developing convenient, informative, and applicable educational resources for future industry leaders.

Runners Up (Tie):

  • ORCAS in Action, LPM
  • RILA APLC / COVID Response Initiative


  • Global Retail Crime Summit – Auror
  • ASIS Retail Asset Protection Community in association with the LPF

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