VP, Loss Prevention, Payroll, Benefits & Legal
The Container Store
Joan has been a leader in retail loss prevention for more than 35 years. Joan is the Chairperson for the Women in Loss Prevention and has been the champion for this group for more than 13 years. She joined The Container Store in 1997, her most rewarding work-related experience. She has several other responsibilities which include employee relations, compliance, legal, and IP protection, as well as risk management, compensation, payroll and benefits. Her career began with Montgomery Ward and rapidly progressed in this field with increasing responsibilities. Joan joined Neiman Marcus in 1984 for a regional position with responsibilities including stores, distribution, credit services and mail order. In 1991, joined Pearle Vision as Director to create and develop a loss prevention program which transitioned into the added responsibility of human resources. Joan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Arlington. She enjoys dancing, golf, and her new grandson.