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Joan Manson


Vice President of Employee Resources, Asset Protection and 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.

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Wednesday Jun 12
12:00 - 1:30 PM
204 B, Level 2

With all the decisions needing to be made every day, it’s impossible to stop and analyze every detail before taking action. That’s where intuition comes in. It might be... Read more

Thursday Jun 13
2:30 - 3:15 PM
201 B, Level 2

Here's your chance for interactive learning and networking. Pick a table and topic and be led in conversation with your peers by an industry executive. These are off-the-record safe spaces to meet other attendees, brainstorm and take ideas... Read more