People On the Move: September–October 2018

Brent Smerczynski, LPC was promoted to corporate asset protection manager of operations, safety, and regulatory compliance, and Lauren Freede was promoted to asset protection manager of investigations and anti-money laundering at 7-Eleven.

Jochen Koedijk was named chief marketing officer at ADT.

Brian Harvell was named chief technology officer at Agilence.

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Ron Bigelow was named corporate security at Aldi USA.

Lisa Albers, LPC and Gene Snavely were promoted to regional loss prevention managers, and Katie Shephard is now a regional loss prevention manager (United Arab Emirates) at Amazon.

Ben Borer, LPC was promoted to director of loss prevention, and Kate Dove, LPQ was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at American Eagle Outfitters.

Kelly Murphy-Iversen has been named director of loss prevention at American Freight, Furniture & Mattress.

Christopher Hoffman is now senior program manager at Appriss.

Jesse Stevens was promoted to divisional investigator at AutoZone.

Luke O’Reilly is now AVP regional security manager at Barclays UK.

Steve Welk, CFI was promoted to senior director, loss prevention at Barnes & Noble College.

Stephen Hall was promoted to director of loss prevention, Lance Lee, CFI was promoted to loss prevention training and audit coordinator, Ryan Barthel was promoted to field training and development manager, and Darryl Keister, CFI was promoted to loss prevention regional investigator at Beall’s.

Sean Kecskes was promoted to senior loss prevention manager at Belle Tire.

Michelle McKernan was promoted to multi-unit loss prevention manager at Blain’s Farm & Fleet.

Justin Ponzini and Ki Johnson are now district loss prevention managers at Burlington Stores.

Anthony Dentler, LPQ was promoted to field manager of asset protection at Cabela’s / Bass Pro Shops.

Tony Zenari, CFI is now a regional asset protection manager at Carter’s / OshKosh B’gosh.

Carl Rysdon has been promoted to vice president of RFID solutions at Checkpoint Systems.

Vianey Martin is now a regional loss prevention manager at The Children’s Place.

Christopher Dyess is now a territory loss prevention manager at Claire’s Inc.

Christie Hale has been named vice president of internal audit and loss prevention at Cracker Barrel.

Damien Jones was promoted to regional asset and profit protection manager at David Jones (Australia).

Steven Bedi is now divisional loss prevention director at Dollar General.

Admir Mehmedovic is now a regional asset protection manager at Dollar Tree Stores.

David O’Brien was named director of human resources of retail at Duluth Trading Company.

O. Keith Wanke was promoted to senior vice president of loss prevention, audit and firearms compliance, and Thomas Cairns, CFI was promoted to director of loss prevention, audit and firearms compliance at Dunham’s Sports.

Christian Placencia is now corporate loss prevention manager at Estee Lauder.

Kevin Ward was promoted to regional loss prevention manager, and Michael A. Fortune, CFI, CFE is now a market loss prevention investigator at Family Dollar.

Andy Stofanik was promoted to vice president operations, safety and loss prevention at Floor & Décor.

Veronica Harden is now district director of loss prevention at Gabe’s.

Jarrod Fullerton was promoted to business development manager, signature brands at Genetec.

John Bellefeuille was promoted to associate vice president of loss prevention at Giant Tiger Stores Limited.

Lawrence Hartman, CFI, LPC is now director of risk management, loss prevention, and safety at Goodwill Industries of Central Florida.

Gary Johnson, CPP, CFE has been named director of loss prevention at Guitar Centers.

Camille Bauer was promoted to senior area loss prevention manager at Harbor Freight Tools.

Donnell Murphy PCI, LPQ, CORCI is now an organized retail crime investigator at The Home Depot.

Bob Casar, CFE was promoted to territory director of loss prevention at HS Brands International.

Jake Crank and Mark Garcia are now district asset protection managers at L Brands.

David Clark was promoted to district asset protection manager at Lord & Taylor.

Osmany Benitez, CFI is now a regional manager of asset protection at Luxottica.

Wallace Parks and Rey Rodriguez were promoted to regional directors of asset protection, and Tymothy Conklin was promoted to regional organized retail crime manager at Macy’s.

Kimberly Sanders was named loss prevention field director at Michael’s.

Tracey Garnett was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at Michael Kors.

Rachel Hoffman is now a regional loss prevention manager at Moblelink.

Ryan Coller is now a division loss prevention manager at NAPA Auto Parts.

John Morris was promoted to national director of investigations, and Sean Schmidt is now an area loss prevention manager at Nordstrom.

Shannon Hunter has been promoted to vice president of loss prevention and sustainability at Office Depot.

Bruce Pyke has been named director of loss prevention, and Adam Burkhart is now a district loss prevention manager at Ollies Bargain Outlet.

Chris Ota has been named vice president of loss prevention at Pacific Sunwear.

John Carro, CFI is now a regional loss prevention manager at Pep Boys.

Nathan Hamblin, LPC, CORCI was promoted to senior regional loss prevention and safety manager of supply chain, and James Skinner is now a regional loss prevention and safety business partner at PetSmart.

Kris Vece, LPQ was promoted to vice president of client relations, and Sally McGuffin was promoted to vice president of vendor relations at Protos Security.

Jennifer Goodwin and Neil O’Neill, CFI are now area loss prevention managers at Ross Stores.

Keith Long is now a district asset protection manager at Safeway.

Sean O’Dell, LPC is now a regional asset and profit protection manager at Sears Home Services.

Kory Best, CHS was promoted to national account manager at Securitas Security Services.

Chip Chiappetta was promoted to senior regional loss prevention manager at Sephora.

Jesse Forgays was promoted to senior manager of asset protection and safety video analytics, and Freddy Perez and Paul Evans, CFI were promoted to regional asset protection managers at Southeastern Grocers.

Kevin Foote, LPC has been promoted to manager of workplace violence prevention and threat assessment at Staples.

Michael Monaghan is now corporate loss prevention manager at Steve Madden.

Nicole Garcea, Doug Ronspies, and Tim Begor are now district loss prevention managers at TJX Companies.

Eddie Foley has been promoted to vice president of loss prevention at Tractor Supply Company.

Michael Mayernik, CFI was promoted to director of loss prevention, and Misty Davis, CFI was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at ULTA Beauty.

Robert Hurd is now a regional asset protection manager at Victoria’s Secret/Pink Stores.

Miguel Falcon, LPC is now a multidistrict asset protection manager, Guelmy Jimenez is now an area asset protection solutions partner, and Hany Farah was promoted to asset protection district manager transition lead at Walgreens.

George Savage was promoted to director of global business services, and Jesse Futch and Brittany Davis were promoted to market asset protection managers at Walmart.

Ian Waller was promoted to regional investigations manager at Walmart Canada.

Dave Wilkinson is now a regional loss prevention manager at Williams-Sonoma.

Information for People on the Move is provided by the Loss Prevention Foundation, Loss Prevention Recruiters, Jennings Executive Recruiting, and readers like you. To inform us of a promotion or new hire, email us at peopleonthemove [at] LPportal.com.

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