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Our Team

Establish The Run was created by Evan Silva and Adam Levitan with the goal of giving subscribers the most intelligent, thorough, timely and accurate football analysis on the internet.

FOUNDER

Evan Silva

Evan is the preeminent analyst in the fantasy football industry. During his 12 years as Rotoworld’s senior football editor, Evan staked his claim as a thought leader with incredibly well-researched and uniquely analyzed takes. The crown jewel of his work is the award-winning Matchups Column, which thoroughly examines every single skill player and game each week. Evan is a DFS and best-ball enthusiast, while also competing in high-stakes season-long leagues.

FOUNDER

Adam Levitan

Adam is one of the most respected DFS football analysts and podcasters in the space. His podcast has been downloaded more than 5 million times and offers market moving DFS analysis each week. He won multiple Fantasy Sports Writers Association awards while at Rotoworld before focusing on DFS full-time in 2015. Not only is Adam a DFS analyst, but he also plays nearly year round, specializing in cash games.

HEAD OF NBA

Drew Dinkmeyer

Drew has been playing DFS professionally since 2013, racking up a million-dollar win, a dozen six-figure scores and the respect of the industry. He specializes in NBA and NFL, combining data-driven analysis and expert subjective insight at the highest level.

SENIOR NBA ANALYST

Mike Gallagher

Mike Gallagher has been covering fantasy basketball full-time since 2012. During that span he’s emerged as the the preeminent distributor of fantasy-relevant information and statistics, through both articles and podcasts.

FOUNDER

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew is a high-stakes DFS professional playing under the name Makisupa. He is one of the most successful cash game players in both NFL and NBA DFS. In addition, he has 15+ live finals appearances with over $1,000,000 in cashes.

FOUNDER

Taylor Caby

Taylor is the former co-founder and CEO of CardRunners. He also has extensive experience as a player and operator in poker, daily fantasy and sports betting. You can read about him on Wikipedia here.

CONTRIBUTOR

Josh Hermsmeyer

Josh is a data-driven football analyst. He writes for ABC’s quantitative journalism site fivethirtyeight.com and publishes football data on airyards.com.

CONTRIBUTOR

Pat Thorman

Pat is a former Featured Writer at Pro Football Focus, where he spent six years using their play-by-play data to create better-informed fantasy analysis. He’s a Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner and is focused on how pace and snaps impact statistical output.

DIRECTOR OF ANALYTICS

Mike Leone

Mike has spent the last decade using computer science and machine learning to analyze fantasy sports. He brings a quantitative-focused angle to the team and our content. Mike plays high-volume DFS and premium season-long fantasy leagues, and has had substantial success across a variety of sports and formats.

CONTRIBUTOR

Brandon Thorn

Brandon is a specialist and expert in offensive and defensive lines. He studies line play year round and uses that knowledge to shine light on a hidden – but extremely influential – part of the game. Brandon’s weekly “OL/DL Mismatches” article highlights actionable situations the market often doesn’t appreciate, while his line rankings for all 32 teams gives you a quick way to assess line play as it evolves during the season.

CONTRIBUTOR

Patrick Kerrane

Pat is a Dynasty and high-stakes season-long specialist. He combines a data-driven process with consideration for qualitative factors to rank players and develop winning strategies. His Dynasty Rankings are updated throughout the year and include a dynasty-focused player overview, contract status and age.