Krause Group - Krause Group is the parent company for a diverse set of businesses that include convenience retail, logistics, Italian wineries and hospitality, real estate, agriculture, and soccer clubs. We put people first, accelerating our businesses so they can bring their purpose to life and find long-term, multi-generational success. One of Krause Group’s most successful businesses is the convenience chain Kum & Go that owns and operates approximately 400 locations across 13 midwestern states.
Approaching 20 years in retail loss prevention. I am currently working as the Director of Risk at Krause Group which includes leadership responsibilities to the Enterprise Risk Management program and P&C Insurance portfolio for Krause Group, as well as leadership responsibilities to the Loss Prevention, traditional Risk Management, and Licensing departments for Kum&Go. Other positions held: Loss Prevention Manager, Loss Prevention Analyst. Previous to Krause Group, I was the Corporate Loss Prevention Leader for Scheels. Responsibilities included the creation and preservation of the loss prevention department. This includes creation of loss prevention positions, training material, policies and procedures, physical security, and leading various loss control strategies and initiatives.
- Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI) – International Association of Interviewers
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Associate Member & Board Member to local chapter
- Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) – Loss Prevention Foundation
- 2017: 40-Under-40 Inspiring Industry Leaders – Convenience Store Decisions
I attended Loras College where I earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Area of study was Criminal Justice. Currently reside in Des Moines, IA. with my wife, son, and daughter. In my free time, when I’m not an event for my kid, I love to put miles on my road bike, golf, attend music festivals/concerts, hunt, fish, and go camping… pretty much anything outdoors catches my attention.