Darren T. Johnson, CIA

Risk Assurance Advisory
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Meet Darren

Darren provides internal audit services, including planning and testing, identifying and mitigating risk, writing reports and delivering results to management. He has substantial experience coordinating and managing outsourced and co-sourced internal audit services for clients in both integrated and non-integrated Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) audit environments, working closely with all levels of management and reporting to audit committees.

Darren also assists organizations with operational auditing, audit plan formation, audit program creation and budgeting, enterprise risk management, risk and control training, fraud risk assessments, quality assurance reviews (QAR), SOX compliance and standard operating procedure (SOP) guidance.

Darren earned his B.S. in accounting from Western Kentucky University. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

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Professional History


  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)


  • Western Kentucky University, B.S. in Accounting


  • Save-A-Lot
  • Crowe Healthcare Risk Consulting (CHAN Healthcare)
  • Arch Coal
  • Huttig Building Products
Industries Served
Darren T.'s Thought Leadership
Insurer Validates and Optimizes HR System Changes Through Benefit Audit
Case Study
Learn how audit services helped an insurer validate their current system processes and uncover fixes to minimize risk.

February 16, 2023
How Automation Can Improve Your SOX and Internal Control Compliance Efforts
If your company struggles with its SOX audit because of personnel and data challenges, consider if automation can help.

October 07, 2022
Is Your Business Future-Ready? Ways to Enhance Your SOX Compliance Program
This checklist helps gauge whether your SOX program goes beyond being a compliance exercise and drives value.

August 17, 2022