Doris Maloy - Biography

Doris Maloy is a dedicated public servant who believes in the importance of faith and family. She has served the state of Florida in her role as a public servant and later as an elected official for more than 40 years in her native Tallahassee community.

Her career in public service began in 1976 as an analyst with the Florida Public Service commission. Subsequently, she worked with the Executive Office of Governor Bob Graham, Florida Department of Commerce, Executive Office of Lawton Chiles and Executive Office of Governor Jeb Bush.

She brought leadership to the Office of Leon County Tax Collector in 2000, making history as the first female and the first African-American elected to serve in this capacity in Leon County. She is proud of her many accomplishments within the tax collector’s office which have directly impacted the community. Within her first year, she upgraded all offices and cross-trained the employees. Later, she constructed the first customer service center in south Leon County. Also, she has added to the services of the office to include the issuance of birth certificates and the processing of conceal weapon renewals and applications.

Doris Maloy, a Certified Florida Collector, is a former president of the Florida Tax Collectors Association, an organization consisting of the 67 tax collectors of the state of Florida. On the national level, she serves as a Florida representative of the National Association of Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers (NACCTFO) and in 2015, was recognized and presented the National Outstanding Treasurer Award by NACCTFO.

Actively involved within the community, Doris Maloy participates in several service organizations including Zonta International, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the National Association of University Women. She chairs the Bethel Empowerment Foundation and is a member of the School Advisory Committee for Lively Technical College.

Doris Maloy earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University and a master of business administration degree from Florida State University. In addition to her certification as a collector, she holds a designation as a Finance Master III.

One of her greatest joys is spending time with her husband, Rudy and adult children, Jarrett and Erin and participating in various activities at her church, Bethel Missionary Baptist.