Jon Rymer Named Interim Inspector General

Press Release

Jon Rymer Named Interim Inspector General

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2012-106
Washington, D.C., May 30, 2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jon T. Rymer will serve as Interim Inspector General until the Commission hires a permanent Inspector General.  Mr. Rymer, who currently serves as Inspector General of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, will continue his duties at the FDIC’s Office of Inspector General after starting at the SEC on May 30.

Mr. Rymer is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Government Auditing Professional.  He currently serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency and as Vice Chair of the Council of Inspectors General on Financial Oversight.  He also is a member of the Comptroller General’s Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards.

From 1981 to 1992, Mr. Rymer was an executive at First American National Bank of Tennessee.  He was an executive at Boatmen’s Bank of Arkansas from 1992 to 1997. He joined the accounting firm of KPMG LLP in 1997 as a Director and 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 more than 31 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.

Noelle Maloney, who has served as interim Inspector General since January, will return to her previous role as Deputy Inspector General.

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