2022 CFP - Indianapolis Host Committee

2022 CFP – Indianapolis Host Committee

Get to know the people behind the experience.

MISSION: Our mission is to produce an operationally flawless event focused upon community engagement and creating positive legacy impacts.

VISION: To use the 2022 College Football Playoff to enhance the image of Indiana and Indianapolis in the most creative, inclusive and progressive way.

2022 CFP - Indianapolis Host Committee

2022 Indy College Football PLayoff, Inc.

Staff

Susan Baughman

Susan Baughman

President
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Stephanie Gadient Cassel

Stephanie Gadient Cassel

Vice President of Community Engagement
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Jeffrey Hintz

Jeffrey Hintz

Director of Event Operations
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Chris Panyard Sr.

Chris Panyard

Sr. Director of Operations
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Taylor Sidwell

Taylor Sidwell

Manager of Communications and Digital Marketing
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Sue Welch

Sue Welch

Legacy Programs
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Chelsea Wilson

Chelsea Wilson

Project Coordinator
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Lauren Wilson

Lauren Wilson

Community Engagement Project Coordinator
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Taylor Wong-Melangton

Taylor Wong-Melangton

Project Coordinator
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Indy Championships Fund

Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis

President

Melissa Caito

Melissa Caito

Chief Operating Officer

 
 

Board

Board Chair

J. Mark Howell

J. Mark Howell

President and CEO, Conexus Indiana

 
 
 

Executive Committee

Susan Baughman

Susan Baughman
President, 2022 Indy College Football PLayoff, Inc.

Mary Boelke

Mary Boelke
Managing Partner, Deloitte

Bill Brooks

Bill Brooks
Owner, Bill Brooks Consulting

Michael Browning

Michael Browning
Chairman of the Board, Browning Investments

Murray Clark

Murray Clark
Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath

Andy Conner

Andy Conner
Retired, JP Morgan Chase Private Client Services

John Federici

John Federici
Audit Partner, Ernest & Young LLP

Claire Fiddian-Green

Claire Fiddian-Green
President and CEO, Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

Jeffrey Harrison

Jeffrey Harrison
President and CEO, Citizen's Energy Group

J. Mark Howell

J. Mark Howell
President and CEO, Conexus Indiana

Terry Lingner

Terry Lingner
Partner, INNOVATIVE

Joe Loftus

Joe Loftus
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg

Carolene Mays-Medley

Carolene Mays-Medley
Executive Director, White River State Park Development Commission

Rebecca Polak

Rebecca Polak
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of CarLotz

Board Members

Mike Bobinski

Mike Bobinski
VP and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Purdue University

Barry Collier

Barry Collier
VP and Director of Athletics, Butler University

Joni Comstock

Joni Comstock
Sr. VP of Championships and Alliances, NCAA

David Corbitt

David Corbitt
Partner, Krieg DeVault, LLP

Bobby Cox

Bobby Cox
Former Commissioner, Indiana High School Athletic Association

Scott Dolson

Scott Dolson
VP and Director of Athletics, Indiana University

Dennis Dye

Dennis Dye
Executive VP, Shiel Sexton

Fred Glass

Fred Glass
Partner at Taft Law

Scott Hallenbeck

Scott Hallenbeck
CEO and Executive Director, USA Football

Leonard Hoops

Leonard Hoops
President and CEO, Visit Indy

Cris Johnston

Cris Johnston
Indiana State Budget Director, State of Indiana, Office of Governor Holcomb

Scott Kraege

Scott Kraege
Managing Director, Techstars

David Lewis

David Lewis
President, Indy Championships Fund

Danny Lopez

Danny Lopez
VP External Relations and Corporate Communications, Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Teresa Lubbers

Teresa Lubbers
Commissioner, Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Tony Mason

Tony Mason
President and CEO, Indianapolis Urban League

Allison Melangton

Allison Melangton
Sr. Vice President, Penske Entertainment

Greg Porter

Greg Porter
VP External Affairs, Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County

Taylor Schaffer

Taylor Schaffer
Chief of Staff, Office of the Mayor – City of Indianapolis

Sherry Seiwert

Sherry Seiwert
President, Downtown Indy Inc.

Stephen Starks

Stephen Starks
Counsel, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Ron Stiver

Ron Stiver
President, System Clinical Services, IU Health

Marsha Stone

Marsha Stone
Sr. Director of Commercial Enterprise, Indianapolis International Airport Authority

Ryan Vaughn

Ryan Vaughn
President, Indiana Sports Corp

Pete Ward

Pete Ward
Chief Operating Officer, Indianapolis Colts

About The College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff (CFP) is the postseason format that determines the national champion for FBS college football. The playoff was created to preserve the excitement and significance of college football’s unique regular season where every game counts. The postseason structure creates an exciting four-team playoff that upholds the best regular season in sports and protects America’s rich bowl tradition.

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