Senator Matt Klein was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2016, he represents Senate District 52 which includes the area spanning parts of Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, and West St. Paul. He currently serves on the Senate Health and Human Services Finance Committee as well as the Senate Tax Committee.
He and his wife Kristine with their five children live in Mendota Heights. Klein graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed his medical training at Mayo Medical School in Rochester. He recently transitioned from a provider role at Hennepin Health to Mayo Clinic. Klein has worked as a medical doctor for 20 years during which he also served on the Board of Directors of Dean Medical Systems. He served on the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan school board from 2013-2016. During his time on the school board, the district opened an early learning campus, academic achievement improved, and he helped pass the first pollinator-friendly resolution by a school district in Minnesota.