DOD IG Nominee

By Christopher J. Castelli / June 21, 2013 at 8:10 PM

The White House today announced that Jon Rymer, the inspector general of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and a 33-year veteran of the active and Reserve components of the Army, would be nominated to become DOD's IG, filling a vacant position.

Rymer, a command sergeant major in the Army Reserve, has been the FDIC's IG since 2006. From May 2012 to January 2013, he was also the interim IG of the Securities and Exchange Commission. From 1997 to 2004, he was a director at the accounting firm KPMG LLP. He was executive vice president at Boatman's Bank of Arkansas from 1992 to 1997, and executive vice president at First American National Bank of Tennessee from 1981 to 1992.

Rymer serves on the Council of Inspectors General for Integrity and Efficiency as a member of the Executive Council and as audit committee chairman. He received a B.A. from the University of Tennessee and an M.B.A. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.