A common misconception is that American Football is purely for men and boys, this is purely not the case.

In recent years especially, a lot more women are getting the top jobs at the major franchises.

We invite you to meet the 9 most influential women in the NFL.


Cipora Herman – San Francisco 49ers CFO


The first women ever to be named CFO of the San Francisco 49ers.

Herman joined the 49ers in 2012, leaving a successful career in Silicon Valley, where she was Treasurer and Head of Finance at Facebook.

As CFO, Herman manages the finance, legal, human resources, information technology and community relations functions of the team.

Marilan Logan – Houston Texans Vice President and CAO


Logan joined the Franchise in 2000, and manages the finances of the Texans and Lone Star Sports and Entertainment.

She arrived at the Texans as a controller after a successful spell at Houston Oilers (Tennessee Titans).