RCC Loss Prevention Advisory Committee

The LP Advisory Committee is Chaired by an RCC member Retail LP Executive and Co-Chaired by the RCC resident expert.  The Chairperson is elected by the Committee annually, at the first meeting of each year and may hold a term of office up to 2 consecutive years. 


  • Paul Trickett, Director of Asset Protection, Staples Canada 


  • Rui Rodrigues, Executive Advisor, LP & Risk Management, RCC 

Committee Members:

Committee Members 

  • Tullio Baldessara, Vice President, Loss Prevention, TJX Canada 
  • Robert Beastall, Vice President, Field Operations & Asset Protection, Walmart Canada 
  • Daryl Blackmore, Director Loss Prevention, Rexall 
  • Michael Chicoine, Director, Resource Protection, Jim Pattison Food Group 
  • Martin Dempsey, Senior Manager, Loss Prevention, Best Buy 
  • Brian Drane, Director, Building Services and Asset Protection, The Home Depot Canada 
  • Sarah Edward, Regional Manager, Canada, Nordstrom 
  • William Eisener, Senior Director Asset Protection, Walmart Canada 
  • Joe Esterreicher, Director, Loss Prevention & Risk Management, Harry Rosen 
  • Rita Estwick, Director, Security Fusion Centre, Canada Post 
  • Steven Fortier, Director, Loss Prevention, Dollarama 
  • Jay Francis, Director, Loss Prevention, Maison Birks 
  • Gary Fullerton, Director, Asset Protection, Mountain Equipment Co-Op 
  • Calandra Guiry, Director, Loss Prevention, Sephora Beauty Canada 
  • Tony Hunt, General Manager, Loss Prevention, London Drugs 
  • Jennifer Smith, Divisional Lead, Loss Prevention/Security Services, Sobeys 
  • George Lembessis, DVP, Asset Protection, Hudson’s Bay Co. 
  • Marty Power, Director, Resource Protection, LCBO 
  • Mike Richards, Associate Vice President, Corporate Loss Prevention, Canadian Tire 
  • John Smith, Director, Loss Prevention, Sporting Life 
  • Chris Strongman, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, Aritzia 
  • Dina Yakhin, Sr. Regional Asset Protection Manager, Old Navy Canada 
  • John D. Bellefeuille, Associate Vice President, Loss Prevention, Giant Tiger Stores 
  • Gordon Stockdale, Asset Protection / Loss Prevention Manager, Channel Control Merchants 
  • Lisa O’Keefe, Sr. Director Central Operations / Asset Protection, Designer Brands Canada 
  • Gwendolyn Jacquot, Asset Protection Manager, 7-Eleven 
  • Shelley L Gray, Director of Loss Prevention, Reitmans 
  • Michael Coladipietro, Sr. Director, Risk & Continuous Improvement, Longo’s 

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