Manager of Loss Prevention and Security
Byron Coleman, CPP, is the Manager of Asset Protection and Security for Wawa Corporation. Wawa is a family of more than 1,000 stores and 45,000+ associates with a shared purpose of “Fulfilling Lives, Every Day” for our customers, communities, and each other. With proud roots as a family-owned business, Wawa has evolved into a one-stop convenience retailer offering fresh food, beverages, and fuel.
As a security management professional with over 25 years of Senior Management Loss Prevention experience, Byron has led asset protection teams at Mercantile Stores, Macy’s, and Kirkland’s Home Décor Stores. Byron is board certified in security management as a Certified Protection Professional. He is an active leader in ASIS and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.
Byron’s education includes Organizational Leadership studies at Middle Tennessee State University, Threat Assessment training, and he has authored an article on special events security titled “Surviving the Star Trek.” Byron has been recognized for his outstanding leadership involving active shooter incidents, disaster response, and riot events.
Byron is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys investing in others as a faith leader in his church. He and his wife live in the greater Philadelphia, PA area, and their expanding family currently includes three granddaughters.