Meet The Team
CEO, NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor
Dan negotiated over 60 million dollars in contracts in the last two years of Free-Agency. He is the CEO of PFS Agency and a certified NFLPA Contract Advisor. In addition to being the lead negotiator on player contracts, Dan builds personal relationships with each client to ensure their everyday needs are met.
Dan excels in managing PFS Agency clients both on and off the field to allow them to focus entirely on football and their family. Dan also has extensive experience in building player foundations and showing his clients how to make a positive impact on their community. Each year, Dan works with various players to execute numerous charity events, free youth camps, Thanksgiving drives, and holiday drives in various communities.
Dan’s passion for his career has enabled great success.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & GENERAL COUNSEL, NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor
Jonathan Herbst is an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and a founding member of PFS Agency. He regularly represents the agency’s clients in contract negotiations with NFL clubs. Jon also serves as PFS Agency’s General Counsel. In this capacity, he handles PFS Agency’s legal matters, including representing the agency and its clients at NFLPA arbitration proceedings.
Jon is a graduate of the University of Delaware (B.A., 1999) and the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 2003). He is a member of the Maryland bar and the Sports Lawyers Association.
Jon is actively involved with various charities and community groups, including serving on the Board of Directors of the Sports Boosters of Maryland, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that raises money for local youth athletic organizations. Jon and his wife, Irina, reside in Baltimore, Maryland with their daughter, Madelyn and son, Sam.
Michael McDevitt is a PFS Agency partner and business advisor. Mike is currently the CEO of Terra’s Kitchen, a meal delivery company that he founded. Prior to founding Terra’s Kitchen, he co-founded Tandem Legal Group, LLC. With the goal of helping clients grow, Tandem partners with their clients in the combination of legal and business matters to provide a high level of efficiency and value.
Mike previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Medifast Inc. from 2007 to 2012. Under his direction Medifast was named the #1 growth company in America by Forbes magazine, averaging over 40% Compound Annual Growth Rate for each of the seven years he held the CEO position. Also under his direction, Medifast was named “Stock of the Decade” for its performance on the New York Stock Exchange.
With Mike’s extensive business knowledge and experience, he is an invaluable resource for PFS Agency. Mike holds a B.S. in Finance from James Madison University.
NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor
Elan is an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and also a licensed attorney with over 15 years of experience. Elan joined PFS Agency in 2017. He provides support to the agency in NFL player contract negotiations and he also assists the agency with recruiting new clients. Elan combines his strong knowledge of contract law and excellent negotiating skills to help maximize his clients’ potential.
Elan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Florida State University (2001) and his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of law (2003). He and his wife Flora reside in Baltimore, Maryland with their 3 children, Joshua, Jordan, and Daniella.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & ATHLETE RELATIONS
Samantha Sankovich is a Marketing Strategist, who has worked with entertainment, lifestyle, collegiate and professional sports clients to build their brand, tell their story, gain traction in the marketplace, and elevate their businesses.
Most recently a Product Line Manager for the Basketball Footwear division at Under Armour, Samantha has a passion for all things sports, dedicating 9 years of her professional career to the landscape. With Samantha’s progressive thinking and understanding of the fast-paced, ever-changing digital world, as well as her extensive experience in communications, public relations, sports and entertainment client relations, event management, and product development analytics, she joins PFS Agency to head the athlete and in-house marketing division and company operations.
A Baltimore native, Samantha is a former Division-I collegiate athlete who received her Undergraduate Degree in American Studies-Communications from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and earned her Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Miami (FL).