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The Proffitt Brothers Foundation® (PBF) was established to honor the vision and mission of Gregory Proffitt, who passed far too young on May 21, 2018. Greg was an incredible human being who was truly the best of us. He spent his life supporting others and giving back. Our purpose is to honor Greg’s legacy by providing assistance and funding to nonprofits on the front lines that are making a positive impact on their communities.



The Proffitt Brothers Foundation’s Board of Directors includes three members of Greg Proffitt’s family, his brother (Vince), sister (Jennifer), and wife (Kara). These three knew Greg best, and they are guiding the foundation to continue his legacy. The Board of Directors is assisted by a staff of professionals who manage the daily operations of the foundation and implement its strategic plan.


Vince Proffitt, Chairman

Kara Proffitt

Jennifer Proffitt


Nick Goebel, Executive Director

Jordan Proffitt, Marketing Manager

Everett Jania, Major Events Project Manager 

Gregory B. Proffitt, ESQ.

Vice President & General Counsel, 
Spartan Medical INC.

“My Brother Greg Proffitt passed away on 5/21/18 at the young age of 45. He was an essential part of my company and my life in the prime of his personal and professional life. He was a former Marine, an incredible Father, a loving Husband, an American Patriot, a Scholar, a Business Leader, an Amazing Attorney, a tireless Teammate, an inspirational and kind person, my business partner, and my best friend. He will be terribly missed, forever honored, and never forgotten. We miss you so much Greg.”
Vince Proffitt, Founder and President, Spartan Medical Inc
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A human being that was

Given to fly

Gregory B. Proffitt, Esq., 45, of Marriottsville, MD, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, died Monday, May 21, 2018 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Kara Proffitt. They had been together for 24 years and married for 16 of those years.

Greg was Vice President and General Counsel of Spartan Medical, Inc. and was previously employed as an attorney at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, and Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP of Pittsburgh, PA. He was a former U.S. Marine. He graduated from The University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne Law School. He was an avid Steelers, Penguins and Pirates fan and U.S. history buff. He was a devoted husband, father and brother. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sykesville, MD.

In addition to his mother and wife, Greg is survived by his children Alexander and Mia Proffitt. He is also survived by sister Dr. Jennifer Proffitt, brother Vince Proffitt, niece and nephew Jordan and Jake Proffitt, sister-in-law Amy Saylor, brother-in-law Shannon Saylor, nephews Logan, Austin and Ethan Saylor and father-in-law Ronald W. Coligan. He was preceded in death by daughter Ava Maureen Proffitt.
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greg with his family
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