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LP Innovations Executive Team

Executive Team of LP Experts

Steven May, CFI

Steven May

President and CEO


With over 25 years of experience, May is a seasoned veteran of the retail loss prevention industry. Prior to founding LP Innovations, Inc., May was the First Senior Vice President, Director of Loss Prevention and Auditing with J. Baker Inc., a national retailer with over 1,300 stores and $600 million in annual sales. During his tenure, May oversaw all corporate facilities, distribution centers and retail stores.

May holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and is a Certified Forensic Investigator (CFI). Mr. May is involved in several industry associations, serving as a member of the CFI  Advisory Board  for Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Retail Council Vice Chairmen of the Retail Security Council for the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).



John Fice, CFI

John Fice

Chief Operating Officer


Fice is responsible for the oversight of all operations within LP Innovations, Inc. His responsibilities include those of effectively managing a nationwide team of loss prevention professionals of all branches within the organization and overseeing all client needs and obligations.


With over 20 years of experience in loss prevention, Fice has held a variety of positions within retail and private investigation organizations. Fice is a Certified Forensic Interviewer with Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, and is also certified in the Reid Technique of Interview and Interrogation. Fice has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University.



Richard Foster

Richard Foster

Director of Finance


Foster is responsible for general accounting and finance activities, including the fiscal management of company operations. He brings a wealth of leadership and experience in business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts through a diverse platform of companies that range from publicly-held insurance companies to software organizations..


Prior to joining LP Innovations, Foster was a controller with Edaris Health, a leading innovator of medical charting software used in emergency rooms and urgent care providers. Prior to that, Foster served as an assistant controller for Attivio, a privately-held software company located in Newton, Massachusetts. Foster was also a corporal in the United States Marine Corps serving in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Foster holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maine as well as an MBA from Lasell College.





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