The 2019 Clayton Family Circle of Honor Induction Dinner will bring together more than 600 leaders in the Indianapolis and surrounding area, Marian University alumni and students, new friends, and long-time supporters of Marian University.
Join us in celebration of honorees Allison Melangton and Tim McGinley and in memory of Joe Clayton.
All proceeds support scholarships, development and maintenance of facilities, or designated area.
In Memory of Joseph P. Clayton (1949-2018)
Joe Clayton passed away on November 3, 2018, following a brief illness. Joe will be inducted into the Clayton Family Circle of Honor and a special video tribute to his contribution to Marian University athletics will be part of the event program
on April 9, 2019.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Marian University Arena and Convocation Center
|5 p.m. ||VIP reception |
|5:30 p.m. ||Reception |
|6:30 p.m. ||Program and dinner |
2019 Clayton Family Circle of Honor Inductee
Allison Melangton is currently the senior vice president of events at Hulman Motorsports, former president of Indiana Sports Corporation, and president of the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee. She led
what is highly regarded as the most successfully organized Super Bowl in the National Football League’s history. In addition, Melangton was honored with the Sagamore of the Wabash by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels in 2012 and recognized as a
Living Legend by the Indiana Historical Society in 2014.
Melangton has been the associate producer for the gymnastics broadcast by NBC Sports for the Olympics and has received five Emmy awards. Sports Business Journal, the nation’s
industry-leading publication, named Melangton as a recipient of its Game Changer award in 2012.
A high school and college gymnast, Melangton graduated from Colorado State University with a B.A. in Sports Administration and was working for
the United States Olympic Committee when she was lured to Indianapolis by USA Gymnastics in 1983.
2019 Clayton Family Circle of Honor inductee
Longtime Purdue University athlete, alumni, and trustee, J. Timothy McGinley has distinguished himself as an astute business leader, benevolent benefactor, and fervent Boilermaker. A Purdue University basketball leading scorer, McGinley made All-Big Ten honors and earned the Ward Lambert Award for earning the highest student-athlete G.P.A. He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000. A 20-year Board of Trustees member, McGinley’s leadership contributed to successes such as 70 major facility and construction projects and the $450 million Discovery Park complex.
Professionally, this chemical engineering major was named executive vice president for finance of National Homes in 1969, co-founded Jonathon Group, a residential development and construction firm in 1973, and founded House Investments and House Investment Securities Inc. in 1978.
McGinley was appointed as a White House Fellow by President Lyndon B. Johnson and was later special assistant to the U. S. Secretary of Labor. Purdue University awards include Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award, Outstanding Chemical Engineering Alumni Award, and the Purdue Distinguished Pinnacle Award. McGinley is also a three-time Sagamore of the Wabash.