Student, Bakersfield College. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, California State University, Bakersfield, 1989. Master of Business Administration, California State University, Bakersfield, 1994.
Owner Bakersfield Batting Range, Kevin O's Deli. District director to Republican Bill Thomas United States House of Representatives. Member California State Assembly, 2002—2007, minority leader, 2004—2006.
Member United States Congress from 22nd California District, since 2006, assistant whip, 2006—2009, chief deputy whip, 2009—2011, assistant majority leader (majority whip), since 2011. Member United States House Finance Services Committee, United States House Administrn. Committee, United States House Joint Committee on Printing.
Chairman Young Republican National Federation, 1999—2001. Board directors Kern Economic Opportunity Corporation.
Trustee district board Kern Community College, 2000—2002. Executive director McCarthy Foundation, since 2000. Coach Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1999.
Member Kern County Republican Central Committee, since 1992. Board directors First Book, since 2001, Head Start, Kern County Food Bank. Member of Rotary.
Married Judy McCarthy. Children: Connor, Meghan.