LPF Press Release  

LPF | Staff

Staff Member Role
Terry Sullivan, LPC President
David Phillips, LPC Operations Manager
Ashley Bartol Recertification and Operations Coordinator
Chris Duke, LPC Business and Operations Specialist
Glenn Master Student Liaison
Gary Locust, LPC Staff Writer

Terry Sullivan, LPC

Terry Sullivan, LPC

Terry is the president of The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) an international leader in educating and certifying retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals. LPF’s mission is to advance the retail loss prevention and asset protection profession by providing relevant, convenient and challenging educational resources.

Prior to taking on the role of President for the Loss Prevention Foundation, Terry spent 29 years in the retail loss prevention industry, holding various senior leadership roles with Lowe's and with American Stores/Albertsons.

Email(Attention: Terry Sullivan, LPC, President ) or Phone

David PhillipsDavid Phillips, LPC
Operations Manager

David Phillips, LPC, is Operations Manager for the Loss Prevention Foundation. He is responsible for delivering customer service, technological services and marketing service to enhance LPF’s operations as well as delivering personal assistance and special projects to LPF’s top executives.

David comes to us with a 15 year background in Information Technology and Quality Assurance consulting. As a former U.S. Army Officer - MP and Air Force Enlisted - Security Police, David brings over 9 years of combined military experience and police training. Dave has also held loss prevention positions with Sears and The Bon Ton.

David is LPCertified (LPC) and is currently seeking to bring more attention to the foundation's Hire-A-Vet program. Currently there are over 200 vets enrolled -looking for information on placement in loss prevention. Interested employers, who are seeking to hire vets in LP, are invited to give David a call to learn more.

David is the owner and operator of David L Phillips Services, a private consulting firm through which he sub-contracts specific, professional talent and services as needed for the LPF.

Email (Attention: David Phillips, LPC, Operations Manager) or
Phone (585) 924-3247

Ashley BartolAshley Bartol
Operations and Recertification Coordinator

Ashley Bartol serves the LPF as our primary recertification coordinator.

Ashley Bartol is serving The Loss Prevention Foundation as the Operations & Recertification Coordinator. A 1995 graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC with a BS in Education, Mrs. Bartol has been an educator in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system, has worked as a public Health Educator, has been the Executive Director of a small family foundation, and most importantly, has raised two amazing teenage daughters.

She is currently working on her LPQ designation and looking forward to digging deeper into the world of Loss Prevention and Asset Protection.

Email (Attention: Ashley Bartol, Operations and Recertification Coordinator) or
Phone (704) 405-4404

Chris Duke, LPCChris Duke, LPC
Business and Operations Specialist

Chris Duke is an accomplished Loss Prevention Professional with 25+ years of retail LP experience including 18 years at the Director level with such companies as HomePlace, Cole Vision, and Dots LLC. Chris has also worked at the Corporate and Regional Level with such companies as Sears Holdings, OfficeMax, and Phar-Mor.

Chris is a Charter Member of the Loss Prevention Foundation, and Chairman of the LP Benevolent Fund

Email (Attention: Chris Duke, or
Phone(866) 433-5545 (Toll Free)

Glenn MasterGlenn Master
Student Liaison

Glenn Master is the Director of Loss Prevention for Newgistics, a transportation and logistics company specializing in returns for major retailers. Glenn has over 15 years of industry experience previously working for Office Depot, Motorola, and Henry Schein, Inc. He also works as an Adjunct Professor at Texas Christian University teaching courses in Loss Prevention and Security Management. 

Glenn’s educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas-Arlington.

Email (Attention: Glenn Master, Student Liaison)

Gary LocustGary Locust, LPC
Staff Writer

Gary Locust joins us as our LPF staff writer, assisting us with writing and distributing press releases. He has 10 years of loss prevention experience in Grocery and Big Box retail. He has held several positions ranging from Asset Protection Specialist, Executive Team Leader of Asset Protection and most recently District Asset Protection Manager. Gary also served as the Research Director for the Maryland Sentencing Commission prior to becoming involved in retail loss prevention.

Gary graduated from North Carolina Central University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Gary has also earned the LPCertified (LPC) credential.

Email (Attention: Gary Locust, Staff Writer)