INSPECTOR GENERAL Jon T. Rymer
Mr. Jon T. Rymer was nominated by President Bush and confirmed by the Senate as the Inspector General of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) on June 22, 2006. He was sworn into office on July 5, 2006. Concurrent with his service as Inspector General of the FDIC, Mr. Rymer served as Interim Inspector General of the Securities and Exchange Commission from May 31, 2012 until January 31, 2013.
Mr. Rymer is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Government Auditing Professional. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. He serves as Vice Chair of the Council of Inspectors General on Financial Oversight. He is a member of the Comptroller General's Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards. He is also a member of the Accounting and Auditing Policy Committee.
From 1981 through 1992, Mr. Rymer was an executive at First American National Bank of Tennessee. He was also an executive at Boatmen's Bank of Arkansas from 1992 through 1997.
In 1997 he joined the accounting firm of KPMG LLP, where, as a Director, he provided services for banking clients on matters of process improvement, assurance processes, and internal auditing. His clients ranged from international banks to community banks, thrifts, and credit unions.
Mr. Rymer has served for over 30 years in the active and reserve components of the U.S. Army. His awards include the meritorious service medal with oak leaf cluster and the humanitarian service medal. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army's Inspector General School.
Mr. Rymer is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.