RLPSA’s Annual Conference Early Bird Registration is Open

NASHVILLE, (January 3, 2022) – The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA) announces Early Bird Registration is open for its 43rd Annual Conference April 10 – 13, 2022 in downtown Denver.

Loss Prevention, Risk, and Safety restaurant and foodservice professionals can register today for only $499!  Early bird rate ends February 1, with the registration increasing to $655.

RLPSA’s Annual Conference agenda is value-packed including these highlighted sessions:

General Sessions featuring:


A Fireside Chat with COO Brad West: The Operational Value of Loss Prevention

Brad West, COO of Noodles & Company
Kathy Lockhart, Chief Accounting Officer, Noodles & Company


Executive Perspectives: Unpacking 2021 Lessons Learned & Future Predictions

Nicole McDargh, Vice President of Safety & Loss Prevention, Domino’s
Michael Peaster, Global Chief Safety & Security Officer, McDonald’s
Cheryl Steele, Vice President of Global Security & Resilience, Starbucks


Trends and Predictions in Cyber Security                 

Marc DellaSala, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Secret Service


Strategies for Solving Digital and Loyalty Fraud     

Tom Sullivan, Director of Fraud Prevention, Starbucks,
Catherine Penizotto, Vice President of Customer Success, Agilence,
Octavio Jara, Senior Manager of Security, McDonald’s
Marc DellaSala, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Secret Service


Diversity & Inclusion: Creating Organizations that Represent our Customers         

Dr. Beverly Stallings-Johnson, Diversity & Inclusion Officer for Wendy’s


Breakout Tracks for Loss Prevention, Risk, and Safety highlights:

Safety Breakout: The Food Safety Considerations of Ghost Kitchens          

Linda Zaziski MSM CP-FS, National Director of Safety, Little Caesar Enterprises, Blue Line Distribution & Champion Foods


Loss Prevention Breakout: Predicting & Dealing with Social Unrest  

Ryan Long, Global Head of Intelligence and Executive Protection, McDonald’s,
Hugo Cortez, McDonald’s and Law Enforcement Representatives


Loss Prevention: The Critical Aspects of De-escalation & Situational Awareness for your Employees + How to roll out a Workplace Violence Training Course                         

William Flynn, former Homeland Security, Founder of The Power of Preparedness (TPOP)
Heather Hearn, Senior Security Advisor at Wawa, Inc.


Risk Breakout: Being Deposed? Find Out Best Practices by Watching It LIVE         

David Donna, Donna Law Firm
Kurt Leisure, Vice President, Risk Services at The Cheesecake Factory


For more session titles and speakers, visit the full-agenda outline here.

RLPSA’s Annual Conference continues to announce exciting content additions so stay tuned by visiting RLPSA.com or joining our group on LinkedIn.


The RLPSA’s goal is to help make our members more efficient and successful in their careers by serving as the “go-to” resource for restaurant and food industry loss prevention and security, risk, and safety professionals. Investigate your company’s membership rate here and join today: http://rlpsa.com/join-us/