Matt Massman serves as Acting Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration, leading the state’s continuous improvement, real property, purchasing, fleet, demographic analysis, risk management and nine other administrative service divisions. As part of Governor Mark Dayton’s cabinet, Commissioner Massman is focused on enhancing inter-agency cooperation and delivering services that better meet customers’ needs by promoting plain language, providing more intuitive and innovative ways to access government, and eliminating unnecessary redundancies to create best value for Minnesota.
Massman has had an extensive public policy career. Prior to joining Governor Dayton’s office as Deputy Chief of Staff, he served as the Deputy Commissioner and also Assistant Commissioner for Tax Policy and External Relations at the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
For six years, he advised the Minnesota Senate on tax and budget issues as the Senate’s Chief Fiscal Analyst. Prior to that, Massman was a state and local tax policy Director at Revenue, and served six years as fiscal analyst for the Tax Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He got his start in government as a program evaluator at the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau. Massman is a graduate of Hamline University and holds a Master of Arts in public administration from the University of Wisconsin.
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