Macalester College, BA
William Mitchell College of Law JD
Married to wife, Jill for 33 years. We have four children, Vanessa (31) Andrew (29), Derek (26) Sean (23) - all born and raised in North Mankato and all attended Mankato Area Public Schools.
Attorney/Partner, Maschka, Riedy, Ries, and Frentz law firm
Part owner, Tandem Bagels
Minnesota State Senator, District 19
Elected 2016, Re elected 2020.
Assistant Senate Minority leader, 2020- present
GMG member, 30 years
Volunteer coach and administrator in local youth sports organizations, including MNMYF, MAHA, and MAYBA
Board member, Upper Minnesota High School Elite League (hockey)
YMCA Young Kids Program volunteer
HWS Mock Trial Judge