>> Fellows and Researchers
Matt Entenza, Senior Fellow and Founder
Matt Entenza is a graduate of Worthington Senior High School in Worthington Minnesota. He attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D. and graduated cum laude from Macalester College. He received a Diploma in Legal Studies from Oxford University (U.K) and received a J.D. cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School.
Matt has served as an Assistant Minnesota Attorney General (prosecuting charitable fraud) and an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney (prosecuting felony white collar crime). He served for six terms in the Minnesota House and for four years was the House Democratic Leader. He was a DFL candidate for Governor of Minnesota in 2010.
Matt is the Founder and Senior Fellow of Minnesota 2020 a state public policy think-tank. He is also a Senior Advisor on Energy and the Economy to Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. He is active in the Lutheran Church and has served on numerous local and national boards.