Saturday September 05 , 2015

Libby Libhart, CPP

Libby Libhartcpp150D.B. “Libby” Libhart has over 30 years of experience in the Loss Prevention industry.  Libby has provided security and safety leadership in a variety of retail settings including Department Stores, Drug Stores, and Quick Serve Restaurants.  Before launching his own company, LL Training and Consultant Group, LLC Libby served as the Senior Director of U.S. Security and Safety for McDonald’s Corporation.  Libby entered the Quick Serve restaurant industry with Taco Bell and subsequently YUM Brands. 

During his career in Loss Prevention, Libby was recognized for moving Loss Prevention programs from reactive responders to pro-active business partners.  He has led teams that were highly recognized for the development and implementation of successful programs in cash and food cost controls, risk management and life safety.

Libby is the President of LL Training and Consultant Group, LLC a company which provides high quality training and consulting to businesses and individuals.  The emphasis is on helping clients develop their people, systems, and programs to best reach their strategic objectives.   LossBusters was developed as a division of LL Training and Consultant Group, LLC to provide clients wtih best practice solutions  to restaurants and retailers in the areas of security, safety, loss prevention, risk management and food cost controls.  He has the ability to generalize information gleaned from various industries and experiences into fundamental security processes with applications across venues.

Libby holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), the highest internationally recognized designation in the security and loss prevention industry. In 2006 Libby wrote, “Risk Management in the Quick Service Restaurant Environment” published by Loss Prevention Magazine and was a featured speaker at the Retail Technology for Latin America 2008 Conference in Mexico.  In July, 2009 Libby spoke on "Why Employees Do Not Follow Security Policies" at the National Food Service Security Conference in New Orleans.


Lori Libhart, MA, LPQ

Lori LibhartLori Libhart brings a diverse 40 year background to her position of CEO with LossBusters.  Lori is known for initiative and integrative thinking.  As director of a large federal grant program, Lori steered her program to delivering quality client services, while similar U.S. programs were still in the planning stage.  Her program policies and procedures, assessment instruments, and employee development tools became models for other programs.  Lori enjoys the challenge of building new programs and businesses, as well as restructuring current practices to become more productive and profitable.

Lori’s training and experiences in curriculum, instruction, guidance and group dynamics, measurement, data analysis, and quality assurance combine to create a strong focus on program and learner outcomes and accountability.   Lori has embraced the roles of administrator, supervisor, teacher and counselor while working in both the private and public sectors.  As the CEO of LossBusters, Lori uses these diverse talents to help clients develop their people, programs and systems to best reach their strategic objectives and to increase profitability.  With the parent company for LossBusters, LL Training and Consultant Group, Lori provides small and medium size businesses with in-house consultation and training, public workshops, and personal coaching.

Lori is Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ).  She earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Education and Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling from the University of South Florida. Lori serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for ECHO, as President-Elect with the Greater Seffner Chamber of Commerce and volunteers with the Neighborhood Accountability Board through the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce.  She is a member of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), the American Association for Training and Development (ASTD), and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).