Evelin Freytas received her bachelors degree in International Business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her MBA in Chicago. In addition, she studied Finance and International Business in Granada, Spain and at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China.

After graduating, Evelin began her career as a District Manager of Automatic Data Processing Payroll Services (ADP), in which she designed payroll and HR solutions specifically for the needs of small businesses. Today, she is an Agent for New York Life Insurance Company and a Registered Representative for NYLIFE Securities LLC (member FINRA/SIPC). She is also authorized to offer products to AARP members through New York Life .

Evelin received the CLTC (Certified in Long Term Care) designation after completing a seven-part multidisciplinary course focusing on the professionalism of long-term care. Moreover, she successfully finished a comprehensive curriculum of college-level classes in combination with qualifying professional experience to earn the LUTCF (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow) designation from the American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. An LUTCF designee is an educated, experienced and qualified professional who can help provide guidance on a broad range of financial strategies and insurance topics.

She is actively involved in several community organizations centered on education, empowerment of women, and empowerment of Latinos. Along with serving as President for The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Latina Latino Alumni Association (IllinoisLLAA), she is also involved with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance (CSO), and is on the Advisory Board for the Ecuadorian Volunteers Association (EVA).