Joe Welker, CISA - Rea & Associates - Ohio CPA Firm

Joe Welker, CISA

IT Audit Manager

I am a dependable, hard working individual who has been both lucky and resourceful throughout my working career. I have gained many life lessons that I have been able to incorporate into my professional career.

  • Industries:


    • Government
  • Location:


    • New Philadelphia

Resident of:

Dover, Ohio

Member of the Rea team since:

1999

Day-to-day activities at Rea:

Joe reviews client infrastructure, physical and logical access, and verifies entity compliance and analytical mining and testing of data.

Topics or areas of expertise that Joe can talk about (even in his sleep):

  • Virus/malware infections
  • PCI compliance
  • Disaster recovery best practices
  • Business continuity best practices
  • Using analytical controls to control fraudulent activity

How we know he knows what he’s doing:

  • Joe holds an associate’s degree of applied business in computer technology from Kent State University – Tuscarawas campus
  • He has completed Novell Network Engineering coursework
  • He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Furthering his professional development, Joe is involved with:

When he’s not in the office, you can find him:

  • Running (2-3 miles a day)
  • Watching NASCAR, and enjoying the raw power of the cars, the family atmosphere of the races and the diverse background of fans and race tracks
  • Spending time with his special friend, Michelle