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Robert Doty, Commissioner


Robert Doty is the commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Revenue where he oversees the day-to-day operations for an agency with more than 1,400 employees that manages over 30 different taxes and collects over $26 billion annually.

Before his appointment to commissioner, Doty served as assistant commissioner at Revenue. In that role, he oversaw the work of public policy and engagement, and was responsible for the work of the Tax Research, Appeals and Legal Services, and Legislative divisions.

Doty brings extensive experience in the non- and for-profit business sectors. He brings experience related to change management, strategic planning, systems design, marketing, communications, information technology, operations, human resources, and finance.

Before joining Revenue in 2019, Doty was the executive director of the Minnesota State Lottery. He also served as the chief operations officer and chief financial officer for the Minneapolis Public Schools.
Doty received his MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.  

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