Lowe’s Employees Receive LPC Certification Scholarships to Support Career Advancement
Monday, July 2, 2018
Posted by: Ashley Bartol
Mooresville, N.C. (June 2018) – Lowe’s, in partnership with The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF), recently awarded 85 scholarships to employees to support their career and personal development while working at Lowe’s. Lowe’s invests in advancement opportunities at all levels to support employees and customers. Lowe’s funded the LPCertified (LPC) and LPQualified (LPQ) courses and final exams, which enables employees to earn a widely recognized certification within the loss prevention industry. Since 2012, Lowe’s has funded certification course scholarships for more than 200 employees.
“It is a tremendous honor to be able to invest in the future leaders of our industry,” said Scott Draher, vice president of LP safety and operations. “These courses help our employees develop the knowledge and skills needed to advance their careers while helping to meet the evolving needs of our customers and communities.”
“Lowe’s has been a top supporter of the Loss Prevention Foundation since its inception,” said Terry Sullivan, president of the LPF. “Investing in their Loss Prevention team’s education through certification continues to be a priority for Lowe’s. We are excited to see that Lowes is offering LPC & LPQ courses for their LP team this year…A huge win for the Lowe’s organization!”
About the Loss Prevention Foundation:
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is a not-for-profit 501 c (6) organization founded in 2006 by industry leading professionals to serve the loss prevention/asset protection industry. An international leader in educating and certifying loss prevention and asset protection professionals, LPF is responsible for administering the industry’s only internationally sanctioned LP credentials: LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC). With 24/7 online educational resources and a professional membership program, the LPF is able to educate the industry like no other organization of its kind, in the world. LPF is also focused on driving more talent to the industry from colleges, universities, military and law enforcement through its Academic Retail Partnership Program and its Hire A Vet Program. For more information, visit www.losspreventionfoundation.org.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.