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Tim Jahnke

Director of Administrative Services

Tim Jahnke serves as the Commerce Department’s Director of Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He is also responsible for managing the Regulatory Information Center, Weights & Measures, the Petrofund unit, accounting and finance. 

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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