Brian Samuels

Brian is a CPA and an attorney whose primary foci include overseeing and managing evolution’s Home / Lifestyle clientele, TV + digital production, casting and development, and the bottom line.  Originally from Chicago, Brian built his career primarily in New York representing athletes, but now works out of our Sherman Oaks office, and he returns to New York almost never.


Marissa Sydney

Marissa has facilitated a plethora of celebrity endorsements throughout her career representing both talent and brands. Marissa focuses on managing and branding our clients via endorsements, licensing, partnerships, digital / social media campaigns, and traditional advertising campaigns. An LA local, Marissa adds the female touch to the office, and lets it be known that she enjoys a fresh manicure just as much as a romantic evening at home with her husband’s PS4.



Tom Yaps

Based out of the Brooklyn office, Tom heads up the action sports division for evolution. In that role, he has many responsibilities, including securing endorsements, running clients' signature events, and producing their various film projects. 



Ben Litvin

Denver native Ben holds down the fort in the Rocky Mountain region and is primarily focused on working with our legendary Hall of Fame clients.  He also plays a big role on the TV Production side tapping into his incredibly cavernous list of contacts.

Ryan Runke

Runke has been an influential part of the action sports landscape for more than 16 years. He has worked with and managed the careers of some of the most globally recognizable and influential athletes and personalities in the modern action sports landscape. Runke’s focus is in client representation, partnership development, contract negotiations, and guiding client brand development as well as working in the production field on key projects focused around his clients' content needs.


Jenna Passin

Jenna is new to the marketing and branding field. She used to recruit software engineers and is ready to recruit lifestyle brands and influencers. Jenna focuses on management and branding for our lifestyle clients. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, so talent runs through her veins. She may be little, but her hair is big and full of all the secrets to success.