Turning Point Justice (TPJ), a rapidly growing technology company that assists victims of crime, communities, and law enforcement agencies through restorative justice, continues to build a strong foundation through the addition of an esteemed group of advisors to the executive team. This respected group of subject-matter experts will serve as advisors to the executive team at Turning Point Justice regarding current product offerings; while providing guidance and strategic direction as we move forward with future products.
“Having a strong and diverse group of advisors is critical for us as we ramp up our continued growth and plans to solve pain points for retailers and criminal justice agencies,” says Paul Jones, Chief Operating Officer for Turning Point Justice.
We are very pleased to announce that King Rogers, renowned retail loss prevention and security expert; Dr Richard Hollinger, the foremost academic expert in the loss prevention space; and Steve Lundeen, Senior Executive in Human Resources, Loss Prevention, Retail and Executive Coaching will serve as advisors to the Turning Point Justice executive team.
“We are very excited to welcome our first set of advisors and with their guidance and deep industry experience our future will be very exciting,” adds Lohra Miller, Chief Executive Officer for Turning Point Justice.
Each of these new advisors provides a wealth of valuable insights and experience, has clearly demonstrated their support and dedication to the community at large, and carries a passion for helping victims and communities fight petty crimes and improving offender behavior. The entire team at Turning Point Justice looks forward to their guidance and support as we continue to build a world-class organization.
King Rogers has dedicated over forty-four years to the fine art of loss prevention & security. Rogers has held executive positions for numerous retail companies, including eighteen years as Vice President of Assets Protection for Target Corporation. He has earned the respect of his colleagues throughout the loss prevention community, and in 2007 was inducted into the National Retail Federation’s Loss Prevention Ring of Excellence. Rogers has received recognition from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the International Cargo Security Council. His expertise was called upon by Michigan State University for the development of the Criminal Justice Masters Program.
Rogers is Chief Executive Officer for the King Rogers Group, which specializes in loss prevention/security management professional services, investigations, video-based audit services, real-time Video Surveillance as a Service, and uniformed protection and patrol services. He is also a Senior Partner with the Temi Group, an international security management consulting company. Rogers is frequently asked to speak on his experience and vision to members of the loss prevention industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University.
Dr. Richard Hollinger is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is a faculty member and former Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law. Dr. Hollinger is also the Director of the Security Research Project — an academic research institute that focuses exclusively on retail loss prevention and security issues. The Security Research Project annually conducts the National Retail Security Survey along with a number of other empirical research activities.
Dr. Hollinger received both his baccalaureate and masters degrees at the University of Georgia. He then completed his graduate studies at the University of Minnesota where he received a Ph.D. in Sociology in 1979.
Throughout his career Dr. Hollinger’s research has been principally focused on the topic of “white collar crime” — more specifically, deviant and criminal behavior committed in the course of one’s occupation. Dr. Hollinger has presented his research nationally and internationally to numerous, corporations, professional groups and associations. He currently serves on the editorial advisory board of the Security Journal and is a regular columnist for LP Magazine. Dr. Hollinger sits on the Loss Prevention Advisory Committee of the National Retail Federation. In June of 2007 he was elected into the prestigious “Ring of Excellence” by the National Retail Federation in recognition for his contribution of research on loss prevention and retail crime over his academic career. In addition, he is a member of various academic professional associations, such as, the American Sociological Association, the American Society of Criminology, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Steve Lundeen specializes in the areas of executive coaching, life coaching, leadership resourcefulness and group facilitation. He has experience in guiding senior officers, C-suite executives, and their teams to a clearer understanding of their areas of greatest effectiveness, while addressing their critical development challenges.
Lundeen has held senior executive positions for over 25 years with such organizations as Eddie Bauer, Sunglass Hut International, Bath & Body Works, and Life Time Fitness. He was instrumental in introducing nationally recognized work/life programs while at Eddie Bauer. With his deep experience in Human Resources, organizational leadership and coaching, Lundeen works with clients to define and meet their needs in the areas of executive coaching, leadership team development, succession planning, executive transition and life coaching.
In his role as coach, Lundeen combines a blend of curiosity and intuition with validated assessment instruments to help pinpoint and address issues that would have otherwise derailed careers or impeded personal growth. He believes in building long-term sustainable excellence in his clients and giving them the tools to self-observe and self-correct. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis and is currently pursuing his Masters of Education degree.