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Brad Thies

Founder and President at BARR Advisory

As Founder and President of BARR Advisory, Brad Thies leads all aspects of the organization’s global client service delivery and security assessment services including SOC, ISO, PCI, NIST, HITRUST and HIPAA examinations, and cybersecurity consulting services. Under Brad’s leadership, BARR has become one of the most sought-after third-party assessors and consulting providers in the cloud computing space—serving high-growth startups to Fortune 1000 companies in the most regulated industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, and government.

Brad’s specialty is in helping cloud service providers assess, design, and implement processes and controls to meet customer, regulatory, and compliance requirements.

He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Accounting degree from the University of Kansas. Brad is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).