John Papazoglou began in July 2017 as the associate vice president for Auxiliary and Business Services. Papazoglou comes to Penn State with 25 years of experience in all facets of hospitality operations within the health care,
restaurant and airline catering industries. Most recently he has been responsible for hospitality operations at eight hospitals — totaling more than 1,700 beds — in the Baylor Scott & White Health system, the largest nonprofit health
care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.
Prior to his work at Baylor Scott & White Health, Papazoglou was senior director of nutrition services and multi-unit general manager for Baylor University Medical Center. Previously he served as general manager of Marie
Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens in Dallas, Texas, and also worked for Delaware North Companies in a variety of roles, including general manager of Richmond International Airport in Virginia.
Papazoglou is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has supported several charitable initiatives within the health care system. In 2009 he earned a Jefferson Award for Public Service from the Jefferson
Foundation for creating and leading the Cornerstone Homeless Feeding Program at Baylor.
A New Jersey native, Papazoglou earned a bachelor of science in business management from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and a master of public administration in health care administration from the University of
Texas at Tyler.