Cynthia Frelund joined NFL Network in 2016 as an analytics expert.
She joined NFL from ESPN, where she served as a Predictive Analytics Analyst on SportsCenter for two years.
Prior to joining ESPN, Cynthia was manager of Business Development for Disney/ABC in Los Angeles, analyst for the NFL’s CFO, and senior analyst for Fusion Finance.
A native of Okemos, Michigan, Cynthia graduated from Boston College in 2005 with a B.S. in Biology. Cynthia then received her MBA in Finance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and continued at Northwestern in the MS of Predictive Analytics program.
Outside of her career, Cynthia has completed in over 20 marathons in 20 different states; almost halfway to her goal of completing a marathon in each state.
Cynthia has also taught Pilates and group fitness at several locations since 2001, an avocation that led to her first algorithm-based business, a recommendation engine for group fitness classes.