Yvonne Rouse

Yvonne Rouse is a Loss Prevention professional with over 25 years of experience in the retail industry. She is presently a Vice President of Loss Prevention with Ross Stores Inc., Dublin, California. Over the past eight years, Yvonne has taken on roles of increasing responsibility within Loss Prevention – including Director, Sr. Director and Assistant Vice President.

Prior to joining Ross, Yvonne was a Regional Loss Prevention Director with Sears Holdings Corporation; she also held leadership positions with TJX companies (TJ Maxx and Marshalls). Yvonne has applied her knowledge, experience and relentless drive to ensure results are sustainable. Throughout her career she has been responsible for Talent Management of Teams, Strategic Planning, Safety Programs, Physical Security, and the Investigation of Theft and Fraud.

Yvonne’s true passion is talent development. She has a natural bend towards leadership development and helping professionals realize their full potential.

She became a member of International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE) in 2009. She has served on the Board of Directors since 2014. Yvonne’s dedication to mentorship and the development of future leaders is what continues to motivate and inspire her.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.