In addition to his duties as an elected official, Kevin is the appointed Recruitment Chairman for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and when we spoke, he had just completed a recruitment tour that took him from Illinois to Iowa, to NC and then on to Tennessee. This was his second such whirlwind recruitment effort in recent months and he shared his passion for recruiting quality "fresh faces" from around the country to run for Congress.
I would not be surprised if Kevin is the new GOP Whip one day or higher. If you don't know him now, you will one day.
PS -If you like book recommendations, Kevin (a voracious reader) recommends the following four books:
The World is Flat