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 civic servant and later as an elected official for more than 35 years.
Her career in public service began in 1976 as a rate 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 Governor Lawton Chiles and Executive Office of Governor Jeb Bush.
Doris has brought leadership to the Office of Leon County Tax Collector, which she was elected to in 2000, and made history as being the first female and the first African-American to serve in this capacity in Leon County. In her leadership role, she has made significant improvements in the office operations and customer service which have directly impacted the community.
In 2012, she was elected to a one-year term to continue her leadership role as President of the Florida Tax Collectors, Inc., the statewide association consisting of the 67 tax collectors of the state of Florida. Currently, she serves as a Florida representative for the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers, and Finance Officers.
Mrs. Maloy is active in her community, supports many local initiatives, and has received many awards and recognitions such as:
- Recognized as Civil Rights Trailblazer by Bethel Empowerment Foundation (2014)
- Received Woman of Excellence Award by Wiley College (2013)
- 2012 Honorary Chair for Fun Run/Walk of the American Lung Association
- Recognized as Glass Ceiling Accomplisher by WCTV Broadcasting
- Selected as one of "25 Women You Need to Know" (2012)
- Recognized as "Tallahassee's Firsts" (2011)
- Top Ten Business Women of American Business Women's Association (2010)
- Inductee into Hall of Fame at Amos P. Godby High School (2010)
- Calendar Honoree, African American Calendar Unveiling (2009)
- Women of Excellence Award by Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (2003)
She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Management from Florida State University. In her current profession, she is designated as a Certified Florida Collector and holds a Finance Master Certification from the University of Missouri.
She shares her life with her husband of 29 years, Rudy, and their two adult children, Jarrett and Erin.