Jamie B. Coulter

  • Jamie B. Coulter


Mr. Coulter currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Coulter Enterprises, Inc., a private investment firm. Mr. Coulter served as Chief Executive Officer of Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. from January 1992 until the Company was sold in December of 2006. During this period the Company was the IPO of the Year; Forbes Magazine #1 Best Small Company in America for three consecutive years; he is a recipient of the Nation’s Restaurant News Golden Chain Award and its Hot Concept Award for Sullivan’s Steakhouse. Mr. Coulter is a member of the Pizza Hut Hall of Fame and a former Restaurants & Institutions CEO of the Year.

Mr. Coulter has been in the restaurant business for 46 years. Between 1964 and 1980, Mr. Coulter and his former partners developed and operated Pizza Hut and Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants as the largest and sixth largest franchisees, respectively.

From 1980 to 1997 Mr. Coulter was the sole stockholder, Chairman, and president of various Pizza Hut entities operating Pizza Hut restaurants in several states. These restaurants were sold in May, 1997.

In 1981 Mr. Coulter founded Sunburst Exploration, an oil and gas exploration and production company, where he served as Chairman and CEO until the company was sold in 1994.

Mr. Coulter currently serves as a Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation; Director of Jimmy Johns, LLC; Director of Realm Cellars; Director of Cirq Estates, LLC; Director of KB Wines, LLC; Member of the Board of Trustee for HCA Wesley Medical Center and Member of the Texas Heart Institute Foundation Board.

Mr. Coulter has previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Young Presidents’ Organization; Director of Empower America; Chairman of the Venice International University of Leadership; Chairman of the Board of the International Pizza Hut Franchise Holders’ Association; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Friends University; Member of the Board of Advisors of The Wichita State University Center for Entrepreneurship; Member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Kansas School of Business; Director of Intrust Bank, N.A. and Chairman of the Board of Fox & Hound Restaurant Group.

Mr. Coulter received a BS degree in Business from Wichita State University and is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program.

Mr. Coulter is married to his wife, Kimberly and they have two sons, Jack & Peter.

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