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James Reed Hardman, American hospital administrator. Decorated Bronze Star, Meritorius Service medal.


Hardman, James Reed was born on July 8, 1944 in Pittsburgh. Son of Albert Henry and Elizabeth (Rauch) Hardman.


Bachelor, Duquesne University, 1967. Master in Healthcare Administration, Baylor University, 1974.


Commissioned First lieutenant, United States Army, 1967;advanced through grades to major, United States Armyresigned, United States Army, 1980;assistant administrator, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, Florida, 1980-1982;associate administrator, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, Florida, 1982-1984;executive vice president, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, Florida, 1984-1993;Chief Executive Officer, Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital, Tulsa, since 1993. Conducted over 50 health management seminars, nationwide, since 1974.


Chairman board trustees Leadership Pensacola, 1985-1986. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives. Member Association Voluntary Hospitals Florida, Florida Hospital Association (trustee since 1985), Chamber of Commerce Foundation (president since 1986), Pensacola C. of Chamber (board directors since 1984, diplomat committee of 100 since 1986, Emerging Leader of Year 1985).

Clubs: Gulf Coast Economics (Pensacola) (board directors), Tiger Bay (Pensacola).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, reading, fitness.


Married Jane Ann Keegan, November 15, 1969. Children: Lisa Jane, Matthew James.