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
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.
The Gregory B. Proffitt ESQ. Memorial Endowed Emergency Resource Fund
Gregory (Greg) B. Proffitt, Esq., earned a Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University in 2005 and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997. Greg was Vice President and General Counsel of Spartan Medical, Inc., in Rockville, MD, and was previously employed as an attorney at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, and Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP of
Pittsburgh, PA. He was also a proud U.S. Marine. A beloved father to Alexander and Mia, husband, and brother, he was an avid Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates fan and U.S. history buff.
The Proffitt Brothers Foundation was created in July 2018 to honor the vision and mission of Greg, who passed away unexpectedly in May 2018. Greg spent his life advocating for others and giving to those in need, particularly children’s causes. He worked very hard and paid his own way through college and law school and was exceptionally proud of this accomplishment. It is in this spirit that we honor Greg’s memory by creating The Gregory B. Proffitt Esq. Memorial Endowed Emergency Resource Fund at his alma mater to assist Thomas R. Kline School of Law students who are facing hardship, including the loss of a parent.