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The Loss Prevention Foundation Announces Newest Board Member

Tuesday, July 10, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ashley Bartol
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News Release                               DATE: Tuesday, July 10, 2018


The Loss Prevention Foundation Announces Newest

Board Member


Matthews, NC (July 10, 2018) The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) announced the selection of its newest board member to assist in governing and providing strategic direction for the Foundation.

Elected to the board of directors was:

·       Melissa Mitchell, CFI Director of Asset Protection & Retail Supply Chain, Lifeway Christian Stores

Each new board member must demonstrate their support for industry-specific loss prevention certification and are personally committed to obtaining the LPC designation. They must have a passion for improving our professional perception as an industry and feel professional certification is a critical step in achieving that goal.

“I am excited to announce Melissa as our newest board member,” stated Terry Sullivan, LPC, President of the LPF. “With over 20 years of leadership, operations, loss prevention and asset protection experience, I know that she will be a great asset to the LPF.”

The Executive Committee also accepted the retirement of the following board members:

·       Dennis Wamsley, LPC Director, Loss Prevention & Safety Publix Super Markets, Inc.

·       Claude Verville, LPC Principle, Shrink & Safety Solutions, LLC


Elected to the LPF Board Member Emeritus Status were:

·       Gene Smith, LPC, former LPF President

·       Claude Verville, LPC, founding board member

“The LPF grants Emeritus status to board members, upon retirement, who have served The Loss Prevention Foundation exceptionally over the years,” explained Terry Sullivan, LPC, President of the LPF. “Both Gene and Claude are well deserved of this title. Gene for his leadership as the former President of the LPF and Claude for being a founding board member who was instrumental in the LPFs success and growth through his years of service to the LPF.”

For a complete list of board members visit: LPF Board of Directors


About the Loss Prevention Foundation


The Loss Prevention Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2006, by industry-leading professionals to serve the loss prevention and asset protection industry. Their mission is to advance the loss prevention profession by providing relevant, convenient and challenging educational resources. LPF is responsible for administering the industrys two-tiered certification program, the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC), on-line educational resources and the loss prevention professional membership program. In addition, LPF is 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 further information, visit

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