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Committees | LP Benevolent Fund

Certification Benefits

Remember Loss Prevention and Asset Protection professionals who were lost to us during the course of their duties.

Donate to their loved ones through the Loss Prevention Benevolent Fund.


Committee members perform several important duties while they serve:

  • Provide general overall administration of the memorial fund program.
  • Insure that 100% of the designated funds donated are distributed directly to the specified recipients.
  • Insure that at each general board meeting, the activity of the LP Benevolent Fund Committee is formally reported to the Treasurer and read into the minutes and approved by the board.
  • Evaluate all incidents reported to the committee for recipient eligibility. All approved recipients will be listed on the LP Benevolent Fund web page.


Chris Duke, LPC (Chair) – Corporate Loss Prevention Manager, Heinen's Grocery Stores
Rob Shields, (Treasurer) – Director of Loss Prevention, Staples
Lisa LaBruno – Senior VP, Retail Operations, RILA
Stacy Bearden – Director Asset Protection Field Operations, The Home Depot
James Cosseboom, LPC – Manager of Investigations and Corporate Asset Protection, Retail Business Services LLC, an Ahold-Delhaize Company
Bill Davis – Regional Director of Sales, Southeast US, BSI - Best Security Industries
Lou DiLorenzo – SVP Global Retail, SOS Security LLC
Richard Dobson – Sr. Director - Global Supply Chain Asset Protection, Luxottica North America
Scott Evans – Director of National Sales, NuTech National
Steve Hyle, LPC – VP of National Accounts, AFA Protective Systems, Inc.
Paul E. Jaeckle, LPC – Vice President, Asset Protection, Meijer's
Gary Johnson, CPP – President, Security Advisory Grp, LLC
Garth Gasse, CFI – Director, Loss Prevention – USA & Canada, SSP America
Melissa Mitchell – Director of LP & Inventory Control, Lifeway Christian Stores