Joseph Thorin


Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah: 2009 – 2013. GPA 3.56.

Professional Certifications:

    • HITRUST CCSFP, credential ID practitioner number: 58694; exp: 07/23

Professional Affiliations/Memberships:

    • AICPA
    • ISACA


Auditing Experience

  • Senior Consultant, AARC-360; Atlanta, Georgia: 2021 – present
  • Staff Consultant, AARC-360; Atlanta, Georgia: 2019 – 2021

Conducted external audits for international and domestic clients. Authored training materials and engineered extensive internal tools and intellectual property that allowed the firm to more efficiently complete various types of audit engagements.

Management Experience

Created and maintained relationships with local farmers and food distributors, made orders of various produce at competitive prices, and set pricing of purchased goods to maintain department profit margins.

  • Cleaning Division Manager, Dust-tex Service; Sioux Falls, South Dakota: 2014 – 2015

Helped establish the company’s new janitorial clientele through internal marketing efforts; measured potential facility dimensions, and made calculations therefrom, to provide bids to prospective clients; and performed janitorial labor.

Top intern based on weekly production goals at the Provo office during the Fall 2013 semester. Northwestern Mutual's internship program is rated as one of the top ten undergrad internships nationwide.

Clerical Experience

  • Accounts Payable Assistant, Sioux Falls Tower; Sioux Falls, South Dakota: 2017 – 2018

Processed company-wide credit card transactions while looking for indications of fraud or spending abuse; managed tax and insurance information from vendors.

Ensured the proper content and functionality of beginning, intermediate, and advanced online Mandarin Chinese courses during the company’s peak clientele building period. By quickly learning to use proprietary software, I was able to build customized content to be used remotely by schools across the nation.

Instructional Experience

Taught the Foundations Prep class and proctored tests to students of varying nationalities. Prepared lessons and activities with resources supplied by the English Language Center in conjunction with personally-crafted activities.

Taught English class to Chinese students on an exchange program as part of an intensive English immersion experience. Each class was approximately 3 hours in length, during which time improvisation was mandated to supplement the lesson plans provided by CHSA.

Technical Experience

  • Cheese Maker / Bulk Milk Receiving Operator, Open Gates Group; Kalona, Iowa: 2018 – 2019

Helped develop, execute, and am improving the cheddar cheese curd product at the historic Kalona Creamery. As lead cheese maker, the quality of the end product of each production cycle was directly under my supervision, which process was a blend of science and art.

Piloted drones by means of onboard wireless camera systems for commercial purposes; maintained social media; built and maintained website; and took directions from production directors and directors of photography in commercial shoots. My most famous work has over 10,000,000 hits on Youtube and was winner of the of the Best Directing category, SEDIFF 2016 (Seoul, Korea drone film festival), and an official selection at the NYDFF 2016 (New York Drone Film Festival). Viewable here on Youtube.

Serviced and repaired various electronic systems throughout the university campus; worked with and led technician groups in a team-oriented, time-sensitive environment.

Worked in an exclusive team of three campus representatives to organize and conduct several training events and helped execute one of the largest student film competitions on campus.

Volunteer Experience

  • Ward Clerk, LDS Church; Sioux Falls, SD; 2014 – 2018

Managed membership and financial records for local church congregation of 250 members as a lay leader. Handled sensitive private information according to prescribed policies and practices. Handled weekly donations in a sacred, confidential manner.

Served as the Mission Recorder, responsible for collecting reports and assembling presentations for the Mission President. Interacted with native Mandarin Chinese speakers in daily living and proselytizing efforts for a period of two years. I discovered and streamlined reporting gaps in a system designed to track the activity of 120+ missionaries.




Available upon request.