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JULY 30

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

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FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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Michael Lamb

Vice President of Asset Protection 

Kroger Company

Mike has over 35 years of retail loss prevention, safety and compliance experience. He serves as the Vice President of Asset Protection for Kroger.  Mike has oversight for all shrink/waste and loss prevention efforts across nearly 2,800 stores in 35 states under two dozen banners with annual sales of more than $115.3 billion.

Mike serves on the Board of Directors for The Loss Prevention Foundation, is a member of the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) Asset Protection Leadership Council, and serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for the Loss Prevention Research Council.

Kathleen Smith, MA, CFI

Vice President of Asset Protection

Albertsons - Safeway

Kathleen Smith, CFI, is Vice President of Loss Prevention for Safeway Inc., where she is responsible for security and loss prevention for over 2400 stores in the U.S., thirty-three manufacturing facilities, twenty warehouse facilities, and buying offices worldwide. Kathleen has over thirty years of security management and law enforcement experience.

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Will England, CFE

Vice President, Asset Protection, Risk Management, and Compliance

Weis Markets

Will England is Vice President, Asset Protection, Risk Management, and Compliance for Weis Markets, a supermarket chain of nearly 200 stores.  He has a wealth of experience in the grocery arena holding previous leadership positions with Southeastern Grocers and Winn Dixie.

Scott Ziter

Vice President of Risk Management 

Golub Corporation/Price Chopper Supermarkets

Scott is Vice President of Risk Management at Price Chopper Supermarkets, a supermarket chain of 132 stores in Upstate New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. Scott was the former Vice President of Asset Protection for AHOLD USA, Director of Asset Protection for Stop & Shop Supermarkets, and continues to maintain a leadership position within the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) Asset Protection Council.

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The Speakers

FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Moving Beyond COVID:

Now What?

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Grocery industry leaders discuss their crisis planning pre, during, and post-COVID relating to stores, corporate offices, distribution centers, and eCommerce. We'll discuss the transitioning to the new normal: new procedures, timelines, and planning for what's next. 

Michael Lamb

Vice President of Asset Protection 

Kroger Company

Will England, CFE

Vice President, Asset Protection,

Risk Management, and Compliance

Weis Markets

Scott Ziter

Vice President of Risk Management 

Golub Corporation/

Price Chopper Supermarkets

Thriving in the New Normal: Sustainable Innovation

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Join the Vice President of Albertsons-Safeway, Kathleen Smith, MA, CFI, in a panel discussion with banner Asset Protection leaders to discuss: the ROI of thermal cameras, processes for protecting the supply chain, the impacts on internal/external interviews and more!

Kathleen Smith, MA, CFI

Marcus Young

Joe Conway

Ryan Clevenger

Vice President of Asset Protection

Albertsons - Safeway

Director of Asset Protection

 United Supermarkets

Director of Asset Protection

Acme Markets

Director of Asset Protection

 Albertsons – Safeway

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COVID-19's Effect on Independents Now & In the Future

With more than 6,000 IGA independent grocery stores around the globe and IGA China headquarters in the original epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, IGA was one of the first retailers to navigate the complexities of operating in a pandemic. Find out how IGA used its insider knowledge from China to prepare its independent retailers in the U.S., and hear IGA CEO John Ross’ predictions for doing business in the “new normal,” from adapting to shifting shopper behaviors to adopting long-term operational changes.

John Ross

President & CEO

Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA)

Responding to Social Unrest:

Strategies & Perspectives 

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Mike Bowers, CFI

Vice President of Enterprise Protection for Northgate Gonzalez Markets

Mike Bowers is Vice President of Enterprise Protection for Northgate Gonzalez Markets, a 40-store regional supermarket chain that provides Southern California with authentic Hispanic food and unique shopping experience. His team assists Northgate with protective efforts in Loss Prevention, Safety, Internal Audit, Food Safety, and Compliance.

Larry Carroll

Vice President of Asset Protection, Inventory Analytics & Compliance for 99 Cents Only Stores

With thirty-four years of loss prevention, security, and law enforcement experience, Larry is a highly respected industry executive currently serving as the Vice President of Asset Protection, Inventory Analytics & Compliance for 99 Cents Only Stores. Larry is also a widely regarded motivational speaker, conference presenter and panelist, and guest lecturer. 

Keeping Employees Engaged in Times of Crisis

Terry Stanley, Director of Operations at Lowes Foods, will discuss how to keep employees engaged in times of crisis by utilizing culturally rich training materials and constant, clear communication.

Terry Stanley

Director of Operations 

Lowes Foods

Lowes Foods employs approximately 9,000 people and operates nearly 100 full-service supermarkets in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Locally owned and operated, Lowes Foods is truly a homegrown company committed to bringing community back to the table, by providing customers with the freshest and most innovative local products from local suppliers. The company maintains a strong focus on exceptional attention to our guests, with services like Lowes Foods-To-Go personal shopping and gas rewards discounts. 

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12:30 

Kick-off & Welcome from MC Amber Bradley

12:45

Moving Beyond COVID: What's Next?

Panel Discussion & Q&A

1:30

Responding to Social Unrest: Strategies & Perspectives

3:00

Keeping Employees Bought in Times of Crisis

4:00

Final Remarks

4:30

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Agenda

JULY 30

All times are CENTRAL standard time.

Attendees will receive 4 CEUs for

Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) certification.

12:30 

Kick-off & Welcome from MC Amber Bradley

12:45

Moving Beyond COVID:

What's Next?

Panel Discussion & Q&A

1:45

COVID-19's Effect on Independents Now & In the Future 

2:30

Responding to Social Unrest: Strategies & Perspectives

3:15

Keeping Employees Engaged in Times of Crisis

3:45

Thriving in the New Normal: Sustainable Innovation

4:45

Q & A Session and  Happy Hour

 

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