2020 TAPA Americas Board of Directors - Elections Candidates

Voting will open Tuesday, November 12, and close Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Scott A Cornell, 2VP
Transportation Leader, Crime and Theft Specialist
Travelers Inland Marine
Scott Cornell, 2vp Transportation Leader and Crime & Theft Specialist, Travelers Inland Marine, has been in the insurance industry for 15 years with Travelers and is currently leading the Cargo/Transportation division. Prior to his current role he conducted investigations for 25 years, specializing in cargo theft and transportation, internal theft, embezzlement and corporate investigations and is a nationally recognized expert in the cargo theft field.

Scott helped create a fully dedicated cargo theft unit for Travelers, known as SIG (Special Investigations Group), and is a co-inventor of a patented process for methods and systems for providing customized risk mitigation and recovery to an insurance customer. He and the SIG team regularly partner with law enforcement and cargo task forces nationwide. He is a board member for TAPA (Transportation Asset Protection Agency) and serves on the TAPA Law Enforcement Committee.

Allen Gear
Senior Risk Manager
Microsoft Protective Services
Allen is a Senior Risk Manager for Microsoft Protective Services group and manages Microsoft's Supply Chain Security program. His efforts are focusing on securing Microsoft's IP and various Programs through Program Revenue Protection program. Allen is responsible for Microsoft's CTPAT program (tier 3). He has worked closely for years with TAPA and other industry associations, and governmental agencies to ensure world class supply chain security for Microsoft. Allen has been very involved in TAPA since 2006, current vice-chair, previous secretary, and member of various committees.

John Tabor
SVP ‑ Supply Chain
National Retail Systems, Inc.
John is Senior Vice President, National Retail Systems, Inc., and a 25-year veteran of both the retail and transportation industries. He serves on numerous Boards of Directors. Tabor was a former Board member of TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), the ICSC (International Cargo Security Council), and the acting chair of TAPA's Trucking Security Requirement (TSR) work group as the standard was being developed. John was a charter member of the Loss Prevention Foundation and helped coauthor their Supply Chain Module.

Nathaniel White
Sanofi
Manager, Global Product Security
Nate has been in the supply chain security field over 7 years.  Specializing in the TSA Certified Cargo Screening program, he also is experienced in audits, case management system design and administration, and CTPAT.  He has been an active member in TAPA for the past 6 years, currently serving on the Membership and Education and Standards committees and as a Trainer.  His undergraduate degree was in Criminal Justice and Computer Information Technology.  He is currently Manager, Product Security with Sanofi.

Scott M Sullivan, CPP, PCI
Senior Supply Chain Investigator
TJX Co Inc.
Scott has excelled in numerous roles within Distribution and Supply Chain at TJX over the last 28 years. His experiences include managing and/or opening 3 Cross Dock Facilities, managing 2 Distribution Centers, supporting E-commerce fulfillment center, as well as overseeing C-TPAT program.

Scott's successes include development of Physical Security and Personnel Security Policy and Procedures, launching of Best Practice Integrated Security Systems, development of Investigation Training Manual, development and implementation of Best Practice Trailer Security Seal Program, and much more.

Scott is currently serving as the Chairman of ASIS International, Charlotte Chapter with 225 members, Chairman of ASIS International Supply Chain & Transportation Security Council with 35 members, as well as a Certified Auditor and Trainer for Transport Asset Protection Association (TAPA).

George D. Latsos, CPP®
Director Security & Loss Prevention U.S. & Canada
Brightstar
George currently serves as the Director of Security for Brightstar U.S. & Canada. His responsibilities include but are not limited to Physical Security, Supply Chain Security, Crisis Management and Business Continuity programs. George has 20 years of experience managing and directing supply chain security initiatives for large multi-national companies and has been a member of TAPA for the last four years while working at Brightstar.

David Evans, CPP
Sr. Manager, Global Supply Chain Security
Asurion
Responsible for management of supply chain security operations globally. Primary POC and SME for security matters as it relates to loss, theft, compliance, transportation, shipping and receiving. SME on various WMS systems, CTPAT and TAPA. POC on all theft related investigations and primary liaison to all law enforcement agencies and security partners. Manage team of physical security managers. Interact and liaison with Cargo Theft Task Forces and Security Councils nationwide.