Rod is currently the Executive Director for D & L Protective Services. Prior to D & L he was the Managing Director for Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations. He has served in executive loss prevention and security positions with companies such as Blockbuster Entertainment and Loomis Fargo. He served seven years in the United States Navy and also worked as an adult probation officer for the State of Texas. Rod has a bachelor’s degree in criminal science and has completed graduate work in criminal psychology. He has published articles in several professional periodicals. Additionally, he has written a book entitled A Manager’s Guide to Workplace Violence. His specialties include internal theft, investigations, active shooter, workplace violence and program development. Rod has been a guest speaker on subjects such as security for houses of worship, internal theft, armed robbery, executive protection, workplace violence and other topics. He is a graduate of the Dallas FBI Citizens Academy. Rod serves on the advisory board to the University Of North Texas School Of Criminal Justice.
Wes Bank, LPC is currently the Director of Loss Prevention for DHL eCommerce, overseeing risk management, government regulatory, audit, investigations, and physical security. A Loss Prevention practitioner since 1990, Wes previously held Loss Prevention management roles with Velocity Express, Office Depot, and Jewel-Osco. Wes has worked diligently to support various industry initiatives over the years. He served on the Loss Prevention Foundation’s certification committee during the early development of the Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) and Certified (LPC) programs. He furnished the basis for a case study on safety incentives published in Occupational Health & Safety, September 2008. He founded and chaired the ISCPO’s Carrier Security Audit Committee with the objective to improve “final-mile” carrier compliance. He has been a participating member of Merchant Risk Council, RILA, and InfraGard. Wes has a B.S. Degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University.
Maurizio currently is Co-Founder & General Partner of MPS Ventures. He has over 25 years of experience within the disciplines of asset protection, risk management and supply chain. He has held various senior leadership positions with Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, DeLonghi and more notably Verisk Analytics, where he was the Co-Founder and President of CargoNet, a supply chain risk management company.
Maurizio has written articles for international publications and has also spoken in the field of supply chain & supply chain security for many North American trade associations. He has and continues to contribute to various non-profit boards. He is accredited as a Certified Cargo Security Professional (CCSP) by the American Trucking Association and Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) by the Loss Prevention Foundation. He received his degrees and certifications from William Paterson University and Penn State University. During his down time he gives back as an adjunct professor teaching Supply Chain Management at William Paterson University.