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Tim Jahnke

Director of Administrative Services

Tim Jahnke serves as the Commerce Department’s Director of Administrative Services. Jahnke, who previously held the position of the Department’s Chief Financial Officer, retains his responsibilities as CFO. He is also responsible for managing the administrative and human resources functions of the Commerce Department, as well as overseeing the Weights and Measures and Petrofund units. 

Jahnke has led the financial management division of the Commerce Department since 2005. Prior to joining the Department, Jahnke served as an executive budget officer for Minnesota Management and Budget where he assisted state agencies in preparing operating and capital budget requests for inclusion in the Governor’s budget. He has also served in accounting roles at the Departments of Administration, Transportation, and the Board of Animal Health. 

Jahnke is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

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