Congressman Thomas Massie is an American engineer and politician who has been the United States Representative for Kentucky’s 4th congressional district since 2012. Massie was Judge-Executive of Lewis County, Kentucky, from 2011 to 2012. In 2012, he defeated Bill Adkins in the special and general elections to represent Northern Kentucky. In 1993, at MIT, he and his wife started a company called SensAble Devices, Inc. After several years, Massie sold the company and he and his family moved back to their hometown in Lewis County. They raised their children on a farm, where he built his own off-the-grid timber frame house.