Papa John’s founder, chairman and CEO to headline event at John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As the inaugural year of the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise comes to a close at the University of Louisville College of Business, John Schnatter, founder, chairman and CEO of Papa John’s International, will headline the final event.

     Schnatter will participate in a free, public question-and-answer session April 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the PNC Horn Auditorium, Harry Frazier Hall. He will take questions from Stephan Gohmann, director of the center, and from the audience.

     The event is the sixth and last event of the first year of the center. Free pizza will be served. Seating is open; parking available at the Speed Museum Garage.

     The center was established in August 2015 through a $4.64 million donation from Schnatter. Its purpose is to engage in research and teaching that explores the role of enterprise and entrepreneurship in advancing the well-being of society.

    Media planning to attend the event should RSVP by noon on April 14 to Janet Cappiello at 502-852-1104.

     For more information, contact Donna Zinser Clark, 502-852-5612, or visit



    Janet Cappiello covers student success for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since 2014.