Carla Nelson is a leader in the Minnesota Senate, a former teacher, and a small business owner. A champion of economic growth in the State Senate, Carla is a proven leader for fiscally responsible budgets, lower taxes for southern Minnesota families, and strong, pro-student and parent education policies. Carla has demonstrated time and again that she gets results for Minnesota small businesses, farmers and communities. It is this type of leadership Minnesota deserves.
Carla is a small business owner and is a nationally recognized leader in the insurance industry. Longtime Rochester residents, Carla and her husband Terry have raised three sons. The Nelsons are active in the Rochester business community, Autumn Ridge Church and supports local veterans’ organizations and charities.