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Learning Day a Huge Success!

Monday, March 25, 2019   (0 Comments)
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The Loss Prevention Foundation Hosts First Learning Day of 2019

(Matthews, NC – March 14, 2019) The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF), in partnership with the University of Indianapolis Department of Criminal Justice, held it’s first Learning Day on March 12 at the University. Over 80 students, LP professionals, solution providers and educators gathered for the 1-day educational event. The focus of the event centered on industry professionals sharing their insights on asset protection, professional development strategies, security techniques, analytics, crisis management, and cyber-crime defense.

“Learning Day was a great success,” stated Terry Sullivan, LPC, president of the LPF. “It was so great to see our colleagues come out to support and educate the next generation of LP professionals.”

The Loss Prevention Foundation thanks the University of Indianapolis for hosting the event and all those that presented: Jim Perillo, LPC & Kevin Whiteacre, LPQ with the University of Indianapolis; Hedgie Bartol, LPQ – Axis Communications; Guy Yehiav – Profitect; Logan Selbey – Simon Operation Intelligence Center; Kevin Lynch, LPC – Sensormatic; Jim Lee, LPC – LP Magazine; Sue Read, LPC – Fleet Pride; Rocco Speziale, LPC – Sears; Melissa Mitchell, CFI – Lifeway Christian Stores; Wayne Hoover, CFI – Wicklander-Zulawski; Kevin McMenimen, LPC – LPM Media Group; Joby Semmler – Stanley Security IntelAssure; Cita Doyle, LPQ – Instakey; Chris Vece, LPQ -  Protos Security.

At the end of the one-day session the LPF surprised all in attendance who were not already LPQ or LPC Certified with LPQ or LPC scholarships given to them by the LPF participating partners…Specifically Axis Communications, Instakey Security Systems, LPM Media Group, Loss Prevention Magazine, Profitect, Protos Security, Sensormatic and Stanley Security.

"We are so blessed to have so many great partners and when we announced this the room truly lit up with appreciation!  This was an amazing day and I am proud to be part of an industry known for giving back” said Mat Schriner, LPC, Director of Operations of the LPF.

 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


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