Kevin Patrick Brady is a Representative from Texas; born in Vermillion, South Dakota in 1955. He earned his B.A. from the University of South Dakota in 1990. He was a member of the Texas state house of representatives from 1990-1996. He was elected as a Republican to the 105th and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).
He was the chair of the Joint Economic Committee (113th Congress) and was the chair for the Ways and Means Committee (114th and 115th Congresses).