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Vendor Spotlight 5-7-14

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Vector Security Announces 2014 Loss Prevention Foundation Scholarship Winners

$21,885 to support loss prevention continuing education in U.S. and Canada

Pittsburgh, PA - May 6, 2014 -
Vector Security recently announced the winners of its Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarships, which provide financial support to loss prevention professionals in the U.S. and Canada 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.

The 2014 winners are:

LPQ Scholarship Recipients LPC Scholarship Recipients
Eric Christopher, Staples, Inc. Vernon Bales, Pep Boys, Inc.
Damir Gazizov, Hermes of Paris Zakare Brownlee, Bealls, Inc.
Douglas Ginter, Lowes Companies, Inc. Stephanie Critzos, Bloomingdale’s
Joseph Hughes, Lowes Companies, Inc. Julio Cuba, TJX-Home Goods, Inc.
Scott Johnson, Axcess-Financial Jeremy Etzler, Cabela’s Inc.
Valarie Mackey, Burke’s Outlet Justin Matteson, The Sportsman’s Warehouse
Kyl McLaughlin, The Children’s Place, Inc. Julie Morris, Lowes Companies, Inc.
David Scully, CVS/Caremark, Inc. Richard Oliver, Macy’s
Robert Vautaw Jordan Rivchun, DSW, Inc.
Crystal Williams, Former Military Joe Wojcik, Randalls/Tom Thumb
Canadian Scholarship Recipients  
Daryl Blackmore, Shoppers Drug Mart  
Adeyemi Femi-Collins, Club Monaco  
Ken Lapierre, Cineplex Entertainment  

“This years’ selection was especially difficult in that we received a record number of applications since we began awarding the scholarships in 2009,” said Michael T. Grady, LPC, Executive Vice President of Vector Security. “While the awardees represent a variety of professional backgrounds, they each express the highest level of desire for the opportunity. In addition, they all possess 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.”

For more than 40 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 and authorized dealers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security solutions to more than 270,000 homes and businesses.

Debbie Fisher
Marketing Online Specialist
724-741-2200, x2513



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