Erik, who resides in Dallas with his wife Kari, has over a decade of experience in sports management and representation. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Erik then earned his Law Degree from St. Thomas University School of Law along with a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. He founded Burkhardt Sports Enterprises and quickly emerged as one of the most respected contract negotiators in sports representation. Erik also serves as a partner and co-head of Select Sports Group and Innov8 Sports Marketing. Erik and Kari have two children, a son Boston and a daughter Maxwell.