My Super Job: Allison Melangton

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Name: Allison Melangton

Day Job/Super Job: President and CEO of the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee

Been doing it since: October 2008

Before that: Senior Vice President of Events for Indiana Sports Corporation. “That place is very important to me.”

Her schedule: 7 a.m. Staff meeting. 8 to 10 a.m. Meetings with the NFL. 10:30 a.m. Daily media briefings. Afternoons: “Tweaks. You can set the best-laid plans, but you have to be ready to change them. There’s no room for ego.”

Which of the Super Bowl Village music acts are you most looking forward to? “Patti LaBelle. She is singing on our Super Cure theme day. It’s perfect. She’s an amazing woman.”

Going to the game? Yes.

Super Bowl winner prediction: “I love Eli Manning, and I’m from Maine. So I grew up with the Patriots. I’ll be happy either way.”

Are you torn then? “Not really. I just want a great game. I think that, if the game is great, people won’t care who wins.”

Dream celebrity encounter: “That’s a hard one.” [pauses] “Mike Epps is so funny and has been involved with us for some time. I look forward to hanging out with him. He’s a blast.”

 

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