Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Executive Officers

Robert H. Schottenstein
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert H. Schottenstein Chairman of the Company since March 2004, Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2004 and President of the Company since May 1996. Mr. Schottenstein currently serves as a director of Installed Building Products, Inc. Mr. Schottenstein also serves on The Ohio State University Wexner Center board and is also a board member of The Ohio State University Foundation. In addition, Mr. Schottenstein serves on the Executive Committee of The Harvard University Joint Center for Housing. Mr. Schottenstein served as a Trustee of The Ohio State University (“OSU”) from 2005 to 2014 and as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of OSU from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Schottenstein formerly served as a director of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.
Phillip G. Creek
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Phillip G. Creek Chief Financial Officer of the Company since September 2000, Executive Vice President of the Company since February 2008 and Chief Financial Officer of M/I Financial Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (“M/I Financial”), since September 2000. Mr. Creek has served in various management positions with the Company since 1993 and has worked in the homebuilding industry for over 30 years.
J. Thomas Mason
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
J. Thomas Mason Chief Legal Officer of the Company since November 2011, Executive Vice President of the Company since February 2008 and Secretary of the Company since July 2002. Mr. Mason served as Senior Vice President of the Company from July 2002 until February 2008 and as General Counsel of the Company from July 2002 until November 2011. Prior to July 2002, Mr. Mason was a partner with the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP in Columbus, Ohio.

Board of Directors

Nancy J. Kramer
Nancy J. Kramer Founder of Resource/Ammirati, a digitally led creative agency established in 1981 that was acquired by IBM in 2016, and is now Chief Evangelist for IBM iX. Ms. Kramer also serves on the board of The Columbus Foundation, the Wexner Center for the Arts and the Wellington School.
Friedrich K. M. Böhm
Lead Director
Friedrich K. M. Bohm Consultant for large real estate development projects. Mr. Böhm was a partner of White Oak Partners, a private equity firm, from 2008 to 2015 and Chairman of White Oak Partners from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Böhm served as Chairman Emeritus of NBBJ, an international architectural firm, from 2006 to 2008, Chairman of NBBJ from 1997 until 2006 and Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of NBBJ from 1987 until 1997. He currently serves as a director of The Daimler Group and White Oak Partners and was formerly a director of TRC Companies, Inc., Huntington National Bank and NBBJ. In November 2013, Mr. Böhm was appointed as the Company’s Lead Independent Director.
William H. Carter
William H. Carter Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hexion Inc. (formerly known as Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.), an international specialty chemicals and materials company, from April 1995 until December 2015, and a director of Hexion Inc. from November 2001 until December 2015. Mr. Carter also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a director of Momentive Performance Holdings LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary Momentive Performance Materials Inc. from October 2010 until October 2014. Prior to joining Hexion Inc., Mr. Carter was a partner with Price Waterhouse LLP, which he joined in 1975. He currently serves on the board of directors of Lancaster Colony Corporation and Vectra Corporation.
Phillip G. Creek
Phillip G. Creek Chief Financial Officer of the Company since September 2000, Executive Vice President of the Company since February 2008 and Chief Financial Officer of M/I Financial Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (“M/I Financial”), since September 2000. Mr. Creek has served in various management positions with the Company since 1993 and has worked in the homebuilding industry for over 30 years.
Michael P. Glimcher
Michael P. Glimcher Principal of Glimcher Legacy, an independent commercial real estate firm. Mr. Glimcher served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WP Glimcher, a real estate investment trust formed through the merger of Washington Prime Group Inc. and Glimcher Realty Trust, from January 2015 until June 2016. Mr. Glimcher served as Chairman of the Board of Glimcher Realty Trust from September 2007 to January 2015 and Chief Executive Officer of Glimcher Realty Trust from January 2005 to January 2015. Mr. Glimcher serves on the Executive Board of Governors and the Governing Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and serves on the Governing Committee of Columbus Foundation and the Board of Trustees of the Wexner Center for the Arts. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Columbus Partnership, and serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Columbus School for Girls.
J. Thomas Mason
J. Thomas Mason Chief Legal Officer of the Company since November 2011, Executive Vice President of the Company since February 2008 and Secretary of the Company since July 2002. Mr. Mason served as Senior Vice President of the Company from July 2002 until February 2008 and as General Counsel of the Company from July 2002 until November 2011. Prior to July 2002, Mr. Mason was a partner with the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP in Columbus, Ohio.
Robert H. Schottenstein
Chairman
Robert H. Schottenstein Chairman of the Company since March 2004, Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2004 and President of the Company since May 1996. Mr. Schottenstein currently serves as a director of Installed Building Products, Inc. Mr. Schottenstein also serves on The Ohio State University Wexner Center board and is also a board member of The Ohio State University Foundation. In addition, Mr. Schottenstein serves on the Executive Committee of The Harvard University Joint Center for Housing. Mr. Schottenstein served as a Trustee of The Ohio State University (“OSU”) from 2005 to 2014 and as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of OSU from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Schottenstein formerly served as a director of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.
Norman L. Traeger
Norman L. Traeger founded United Skates of America, a chain of family fun centers, in 1971 and The Discovery Group, a venture capital firm, in 1983. Mr. Traeger currently owns and manages industrial, commercial and office real estate. Mr. Traeger currently serves as a director of The Discovery Group.
Sharen Jester Turney
Sharen J. Turney President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret, a division of L Brands, Inc., a publicly-traded national retailer, from 2006 until February 2016. Ms. Turney served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Direct, the brand’s catalogue and e-commerce arm, from 2000 until 2006. Prior to joining Victoria’s Secret, Ms. Turney served in various executive roles with Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., a publicly-traded national retailer.