The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) announces its newest doctorate level scholarship partner, AFA Protective Systems, Inc. (AFA). The Doctorate level partnership secures numerous course scholarships for distribution to retailers. It also enables AFA to provide LPF memberships to loss prevention practitioners.
Based in Syosset, New York, AFA is an industry leader and nationwide provider specializing in the design and installation of security and life safety systems including central station monitoring and test and inspection services.
We are excited to announce our new relationship with AFA,” said Gene Smith, president of The Loss Prevention Foundation. AFA is demonstrating its commitment to the loss prevention industry by sponsoring the Foundation at the highest level. This level of investment is an illustration of AFA’s dedication to support elevating our industry to a true profession. Our scholarship partners are vital to continuing our mission of education through certification initiatives such as the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC).”
AFA is proud to support this worthwhile industry initiative,” said Steve Hyle, vice president and director of national accounts at AFA. Promoting individual employee development by advancing competency within a profession stands at the forefront of AFA’s ongoing tradition of excellence. This is evidenced by AFA’s commitment to encourage its employees to obtain National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Fire Alarm Certification as well as many other certifications in the technologies, products and services it provides.
At AFA, we view our chain accounts as true business partners. To this end, it is our unwavering goal to work collectively to help them meet their professional goals of achieving individual competency and excellence within their professions. AFA’s respect for and support of The Loss Prevention Foundation provides a meaningful and rewarding path to achieve these goals.
We are honored to serve the Foundation as a Doctorate Level Partner,” continued Hyle.