Jim Reynolds has a B.S. in Management and Human Resources from Southern Nazarene University. He founded Reynolds Painting Company in 1980 and managed it for over 20 years. In 2001 Jim Reynolds made a career change from small business owner to public service when he was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate. He served there admirably for over a decade, until he was elected as the Cleveland County Treasurer. During his final year in the Senate, Jim Reynolds authored the 3% property tax cap. The proposition, which voters overwhelmingly passed on the November 2012 General Election ballot, became effective January 1st 2013.
Jim Reynolds brought his conservative management style and professional experience to the Cleveland County Treasurer's office from day one. He has cut his general budget each year, and consistently raised the bar on level of service. The newest budget of the Treasurer's office is 11% less than the day Jim took office.
Jim has also completed all training required for his Basic, Advanced I, and Advanced II certifications from the State County Training Program. Advanced II is the highest level of certification offered through the State program.