Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some, it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining experience in multiple professional fields in order to establish a unique and versatile role that capitalizes on all of our various skill sets.
Some aspire to be the best at a particular skill or discipline, building a base of knowledge and expertise that sets us apart from the rest. There are those that strive to leave a professional legacy, leaving a lasting mark on the present and future of the loss prevention industry. Still others simply want the recognition that comes with reaching a particular level of performance and the security that it provides.
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. Especially when involved in a profession that is evolving as quickly as retail loss prevention, career growth is essential to professional survival.
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 who 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.
Frederick D. Hassel, Jr. was promoted to compliance, safety and asset protection operations manager at Jet.com
Wanda Barnes-Lake was promoted to global supply chain loss prevention manager at Gap Inc.
Shawn Finley was promoted to regional asset protection director at Stein Mart
Keith Clarke, CFI, LPC was named director of loss prevention at Family Dollar
Monica Trevino has been promoted to director of corporate loss prevention at GameStop
Eric Rose was named global security, content protection lead at Apple
Edwin Colon is now senior specialist, environmental, safety & health at Petco
Jessica Bello was promoted to corporate investigator at Nordstrom
Mel Davis is now a regional loss prevention manager at The Parts Authority
James Curtis was promoted to vice president of shortage control at Ross Stores, Inc.
Janine Marin is now a regional loss prevention manager at Burlington Stores
Katherine Board is now a multi-unit loss prevention manager at Delaware North
Don Strand was promoted to vice president, human resources – compensation, HR operations, and services at Sears Holdings Corporation
Russell Barnett is now a regional loss prevention manager at Hermes (UK)
Joe Anderson is now senior manager of organizational asset protection & safety at Duluth Trading Company
Paul Andrews was promoted to Director of Asset Protection Administration and Data Analytics at Tapestry
Emily Akino (Bosworth) is now a district store manager at Lowe’s
Kelly (Lakota) Jones is now international account executive at Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates
Lee Bovington is now territory loss prevention manager (UK) at Nike
Jayson Sutton has been named vice president of Loss Prevention at Ross Systems
Alex Gaines was promoted to district asset protection manager for Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth
Shawn Zehel is now senior investigations manager- global eCommerce, commerce services at Pitney Bowes
Denis Prose was promoted to regional loss prevention manager at Amazon
Justin Baker is now a divisional loss prevention director at NAPA Auto Parts
Matt Sylvia was promoted to zone manager- asset & profit protection at Sears Home Services
Casey Childers is now a market asset protection manager at Walmart
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.