The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) Announces Newest Partner, TalentWise

Matthews, NC (September 17, 2015) – The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) announced the selection of its newest doctorate level scholarship partner, TalentWise. The Doctorate level partnership secures numerous certification course scholarships for distribution to retailers, universities and internal associates. It also enables TalentWise to provide LPF memberships to loss prevention practitioners.

Headquartered in Bothell, WA, TalentWise is a technology company that is transforming how employers screen and onboard new hires with a secure, cloud-based platform built on a foundation of compliance, industry standards and corporate policies. From industry-leading background and drug screening to paperless onboarding and eForms, including I-9/E-Verify, TalentWise automates crucial hiring tasks to help employers achieve greater efficiency and compliance, while providing an exceptional experience to new hires.

“We are excited to announce our new relationship with TalentWise,” said Gene Smith, LPC, president of The Loss Prevention Foundation. “TalentWise is demonstrating its commitment to the loss prevention and asset protection industry by sponsoring the Foundation at the highest level. This level of investment is an illustration of TalentWise’s dedication to supporting LPF’s effort to further elevate the loss prevention-asset protection profession. Our scholarship partners are vital to continuing our mission of education through certification initiatives such as the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC).”

“TalentWise takes great pride in supporting this incredibly valuable industry initiative,” said Joe Metro, LPC, Retail Enterprise Sales Manager at TalentWise. “We fully understand the value and expertise the Loss Prevention Foundation provides to retailers and we are well aligned with their mission.”

“TalentWise has a long track record of helping organizations build and maintain safe and compliant workforces,” added Todd Owens, CEO of TalentWise. “Through this partnership with the Loss Prevention Foundation, we strengthen our commitment to addressing the most pressing issues facing retail businesses and loss prevention professionals alike.”

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About The Loss Prevention Foundation:
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is a not-for-profit 501 c (6) organization founded in 2006, by industry leading professionals to serve the loss prevention /asset protection industry. An international leader in educating and certifying loss prevention and asset protection professionals, LPF is responsible for administering the industry’s only internationally sanctioned LP credentials: LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC). With 24/7 online educational resources and a professional membership program, the LPF is able to educate the industry like no other organization of its kind, in the world. LPF is also focused on driving more talent to the industry from colleges, universities, military and law enforcement through its Academic Retail Partnership Program and its Hire A Vet Program. For more information, visit

About TalentWise:
TalentWise Inc., a leading cloud solutions provider for the Human Capital Management industry, is transforming how employers screen and onboard new hires, from offer letter to day one. The TalentWise Cloud is built on a foundation of compliance, embracing ever-changing federal, state, and local government regulations; industry standards; and corporate policies. The single solution unifies hiring systems and tasks, delivering a streamlined workflow. Employers can have more confidence, breathe easier, and feel great for delivering an awesome new hire experience. TalentWise has been awarded “Top 10 Provider” in HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for seven consecutive years. For more information, visit

Media Contacts:
LPF: Christina Kendall,, 866.433.5545
TalentWise: Karen Redetzki,, 425.974.8947