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Brad Lehto,  a Roseville resident, served as the Minnesota AFL-CIO’s Legislative Director and lead lobbyist for seven years. Before coming to the Minnesota AFL-CIO, Lehto spent 14 years working for the Minnesota House of Representatives, ten of those years as committee staff person for the House Labor-Management Relations Committee. In the mid-1980s, Lehto managed the precinct caucus, convention, endorsement and sample ballot process for the DFL Party as Party Services Director. He is a graduate of Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Brad is currently the Chief of Staff for the Minnesota AFL-CIO.