Area Asset Protection Manager
Area Asset Protection Manager – Illinois & Wisconsin (2006- Present)Circuit City Stores, Inc.
I provided Asset Protection support to 15 store locations in IL & WI producing $150 million in annual revenue. At several times over the past two years I was responsible for 40 locations. Monitor all controllable expense lines, investigate incidents on a priority basis and ensure timely resolution and prosecution on all investigations. Conduct store Asset Protection Risk Assessments and address operational deficiencies with store management to ensure they are course corrected.Train store management on Asset Protection initiatives and policies and drive associate awareness within the stores.Track all daily & weekly store inventory shrinkage, investigate all shipping issues to ensure that the stores do not book shrink due to errors within logistics and transportation. Developed World Class associate awareness campaigns in the stores to increase associates knowledge about Asset Protection and decrease shrink.Build and cultivate strong business relationships with District Managers, Human Resources, and Store Management to ensure that the company Asset Protection Plan was properly executed in all locations. Provide training and professional development for new Area Asset Protection Managers within my assigned region.
·Increased external & internal theft resolution by 20% over previous year. Recognized by Senior Management as the most productive AAPM ranked against my peers in the Midwest Region in 2008 for internal case resolution.
·Dramatically improved shrink performance in MN and WI districts in 2008.WI stores were 85% better than company shrink target plan and had the best shrink performance in the company.MN stores were 6% better than company shrink target plan.
·Through effective investigations I recovered over $286,000 for the company.
·Received Shrink Composite Metrics Award for 2nd Quarter 2008 for #1 AAPM in the Midwest Region for Asset Protection metrics.
·Utilized my skills and Asset Protection knowledge to train new Area Asset Protection Managers
·Developed region wide Alert Award Trainer Program to increase associate awareness within the stores to protecting company assets.