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Gus Downing, Publisher and Editor of The D&D Daily LP NewsGus Downing
Gus Downing is the Publisher and Editor of The D&D Daily e-newsletter.
He also leads the Executive Search & Consulting efforts for Downing & Downing, the parent company of the D&D Daily.

Established in 1983, the firm which specializes in Retail Loss Prevention has helped build, staff, and develop more LP departments and senior LP leaders in North America than any other firm in history.

As the Publisher & Editor of the D&D Daily e-newsletter, he and his team have developed what’s considered to be the #1 news and information resource for the LP industry.

The Daily, which now reaches over 2 million readers annually, was designed to educate, inform and instill a sense of community for the LP industry and is now reaching LP executives worldwide. Dedicated to helping combat the ORC epidemic, the Daily has led the way in tracking and reporting on the publically reported ORC cases throughout North America.

Gus, himself, is a second generation retail LP executive with 13 years of experience in the retail industry. Over his career Gus has been involved in a number of other successful business ventures that include:
• Introducing interactive training programs to the LP industry,
• Launching and helping to develop the industry's leading loss prevention outsourcing models
• Consulting with a number of leading Loss Prevention Solution Providers,
and since 2010,
• launching and developing the LP industry’s first and only daily digital e-newsletter, The D&D Daily.

With an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts, Gus has dedicated his career to the development, improvement and enhancement of the retail Loss Prevention industry.
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Gordon Smith
Gordon Smith served the Loss Prevention industry for seventeen years before coming to the Downing & Downing team as an Executive Search Consultant. Gordon's career in Loss Prevention covers discount and full-line department stores, membership warehouse and specialty retail formats, and attaining positions from District, Regional, and Director of Security Services.

Gordon holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, was a former Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and he also proudly served with the U.S. Army's Military Police.

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