Kevin Stone

Kevin Stone
Manager, Organized Retail Crime
Columbia Sportswear Company
Kevin Stone is a loss prevention professional with over 14 years of experience in the field. His career in loss prevention includes working for retailers such as Kohl’s Department Stores, Gap Inc. (which includes Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix), and most recently Columbia Sportswear Company. For the last 10 years, Kevin has specialized in Organized Retail Crime investigations impacting specialty clothing retailers. During this time through excellent partnerships and networking, Kevin has been part of the identification and investigation into several multi-million-dollar transnational ORC operations, some of which have resulted in Federal Indictments and the discovery of worldwide ORC networks. These same investigations have been highlighted by various national organizations. Kevin is a proud member of the board with San Diego Organized Retail Crime Alliance (SDORCA) and a member of the Board of Directors with California Organized Retail Crimes Association (CAL-ORCA). Kevin is also a proud husband, father of two, and enjoys the outdoors during his free time.

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Wednesday
June 23
1:45 pm2:15 pm
Organized Retail Crime continues to rise. Crime rings are taking advantage of the pandemic, a softening in anti-shoplifting laws, and what many perceive as weaken law enforcement to swipe tons of merchandise from retail stores and warehouses. Join our panel of experts as they discuss why gangs consider ORC to be a low-risk, high- reward opportunity, and what they're doing to counter the trend.