News & Press: LPF Partner News

Vector Security Networks Announces 2020 LPF Scholarship Recipients

Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ashley Bartol
Share |

Vector Security Networks Announces 2020 Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) Scholarship Recipients

$21,335 awarded to support loss prevention continuing education

PITTSBURGH, April 30, 2020– Vector Security Networks, a division of Vector Security, Inc.,
and a top 4 integrator of physical security solutions and managed services for North American
retailers and multi-site businesses, announces the recipients of its 2020 Loss Prevention
Foundation (LPF) scholarships, which provide financial support to loss prevention
professionals seeking to obtain Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) and Loss Prevention Certified
(LPC) certifications.

The company began awarding the scholarships in 2009 in support of career development and
continuing education for professionals in this rapidly-growing industry. Each year, loss
prevention professionals, or those interested in a career in loss prevention, are invited to

The 2020 recipients are:

LPQ Scholarship Recipients
Jake Burch, Academy Sports + Outdoors
Samantha Byrne, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
Keith Cohen, U.S. Army
Karen Klassen, Bob's Discount Furniture
Mahendra Persaud, Fanatics
Anne-Marie Somers, Luxottica
Rickey Stubbs, TJ Maxx
Rachel Tisdale, Meijer
Daniel Tyler, Blain Supply / Blain's Farm & Fleet
Enrique Yu, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)

LPC Scholarship Recipients
Andrew Bailey, HomeGoods/TJX
Dawn Charbonneau, Luxottica
Audrey Kohler, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Lew McFarland, TillysScott Pickrel, Walmart, Inc.
Joseph Rapacz , Ascena Retail Group
Clifford Rustin, Nordstrom
Kim Sakevich, The Wireless Experience
Brandon Stuart, GPC (Napa Auto Parts)
Diane Valdez, Paradies Lagardere

LPQ Canadian Scholarship Recipient
Toseef Khan, Sunglass Hut
LPC Canadian Scholarship Recipients
Craig Smart, The Beer Store
Michelle Stebanuk, Walmart Canada

“Congratulations to this year’s recipients,” said Michael T. Grady, LPC, Executive Vice
President of Vector Security Networks. “Each year, we receive a large number of applications
from deserving individuals, and this year was no exception. While the awardees represent a
variety of professional backgrounds, they each express the highest level of desire for the
opportunity, and share a positive outlook as to how they will use this program to enhance the
value they bring to their respective employers and to the profession. We are pleased to help
them advance their career aspirations.”

Including the latest recipients, Vector Security has awarded 284 scholarships totaling
$283,795 since the program began in 2009.

About Vector Security Networks
Vector Security Networks ( is a division of Vector Security,
Inc., a top 4 integrator of physical security solutions and managed services for North American
retailers and multi-site businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies. Vector Security
Networks serves nearly 90,000 national account sites across North America. Vector Security
Networks has installed primary and secondary networks for some of the largest retailers and
quick serve restaurants in the United States.

About Vector Security
For nearly 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. ( has been a premier
provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered
in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential,
business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a
network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security
Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multisite
commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia
Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides costeffective,
technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 400,000 homes and
businesses across 58 branch locations.


Debbie Fisher -Vector Security, Marketing |724‐741‐2200

Copyright (C) 2015,2016,2017,2018,2019,2020 - The Loss Prevention Foundation