James S. Broadhurst
Jim Broadhurst is chairman of Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, a provider of diversified food services to nearly 200 facilities throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
He joined Eat'n Park as executive vice president and treasurer in 1973, following a seven-year career in commercial banking with PNC Bank.
He was elected president of Eat'n Park Restaurants in 1975 and nine years later became chairman and chief executive officer.
Mr. Broadhurst is actively involved in the western Pennsylvania community, serving on numerous boards and committees.
Currently a trustee of Penn State University, he previously served as the chairman of the board and chaired the university's capital campaign, which raised nearly $1.4 billion.
He also sits on the board of the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the Baptist Homes Foundation, the Executive Advisory Council of Special Olympics, USA Track & Field Foundation, and is an emeritus director of the National Restaurant Association.
Mr. Broadhurst previously served on the boards of National City Corporation and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, and was chairman of the boards of The Pittsburgh Foundation, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and the United Way of Allegheny County.
has earned numerous awards for his
professional and civic accomplishments, including an honorary doctorate from Robert Morris University; the Keystone Award; the National Kidney Foundation Gift of Life Corporate Award; the American Red Cross Humanitarian Award; the Golden Achievement Award from Junior Achievement; the Man of the Year Award and the Richard S. Caliguiri Award, both from Vectors/Pittsburgh; the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association's
Restaurateur of the Year Award; and was named the hospitality executive of the year by the Penn State Hotel and Restaurant Society
A 1965 graduate of Penn State University, Mr. Broadhurst was named the University's 1994 alumni fellow by the College of Health and Human Development.
He received the 1997 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Penn State, and was chosen to serve as the school's Conti Distinguished Professor in 1999.
Mr. Broadhurst holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business, which honored him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award and as a Legacy Laureate.
Mr. Broadhurst is a native of Titusville, Pa., and a member of the Titusville High School Sports Hall of Fame.