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The First Inspectors General
Allan L. Reynolds
Allan L. Reynolds was born February 19, 1932, in San Rafael, Calif. He received a B.A. from San Jose State University in 1954.
Reynolds served with the Army Audit Agency from 1954 to 1967 and, during that time, participated in special reviews of the Civil Defense program, the Comptroller of the Army, and the internal operations of Army Audit itself.
From 1967 to 1973, Reynolds was Kansas City regional audit manager for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Audit Agency and served as Deputy Director of the DHEW Audit Agency.
From 1973 to 1978, Reynolds was Director of the Interior Department's Office of Audit and Investigation. Since 1978 he has served as Inspector General of the Veterans Administration on a nonstatutory basis.
Reynolds is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves on that organization's national advisory committee of members in industry and government. He is also a member of the Association of Government Accountants. He is the author of a number of articles in technical journals on audit subjects.