Gettysburg College alum Wayne Hasenbalg '76 was recently featured in the New Jersey Star-Ledger for his role in organizing the upcoming Super Bowl. The article was published on November 16.
From the Star-Ledger:
When Wayne Hasenbalg was handed the job of quarterbacking the state’s preparations for Super Bowl XLVIII, it came with three words of advice from a governor never shy about language: Don’t screw up.
For the past two years, Hasenbalg, president and CEO of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, has been overseeing the state’s readiness for the big game on Feb. 2 — to make sure the trains run, the power flows, the roads around the stadium stay open and visitors leave with a good feeling about Jersey by the time it’s over.
It’s no easy task, even absent the ubiquitous jokes about New Jersey’s Turnpike exits, its sometimes odorous refinery smells and the perceptions of a state populated by the likes of Paulie Walnuts and Snooki.