Packers, public office & publishing: Sullivan tells about it all

Sandy Sullivan speaks to the Ripon Rotary Club.

Sandy Sullivan worked for Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers and dated the “Golden Boy” Paul Hornung.

She also ran for secretary of state in Wisconsin in 2006 — an experience she’d rather forget.

Sullivan also self-published a book titled, “Green Bay Love Stories and Other Affairs.”

She chronicled her adventures last week Monday during a humor-filled, 40-minute presentation to the Ripon Rotary Club.

Her journey began while working the phones at a Milwaukee modeling agency prior to the 1961 NFL season.

“I went to work for this lady and I was there maybe two or three months, when I got a call from Tom Miller [assistant general manager of the Green Bay Packers]; that didn’t mean a thing to me,” Sullivan recalled.

Miller told her he needed someone to staff a Packer booth at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel [Sports Show].

Sullivan got the job after another applicant backed out.

Once at the sports show, she became nervous as a man approached. He introduced himself as Vince Lombardi — but the name meant little at first to the aspiring model.

Then she realized who he was.

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