Robert H. Schottenstein is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of M/I Homes, Inc., a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and one of the largest homebuilders in the United States. Based in Columbus, Ohio, the company also has homebuilding operations in Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Tampa, Orlando and Sarasota, Florida; Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, Texas; and in the Virginia and Maryland suburbs surrounding Washington, D.C. Since its founding in 1976, M/I Homes has sold over 100,000 homes and has established an exemplary reputation based on a strong commitment to superior customer service, quality construction, premier locations and building a better home.
For many years, Mr. Schottenstein has been active in a number of business and charitable organizations. He currently serves on the board of L Brands, one of the world’s leading specialty retailers focused on women’s intimate and other apparel, personal care, beauty and home fragrance categories; and currently serves on the board of Installed Building Products, Inc., one of the nation’s leading installers of insulation and complementary building products for the residential new construction market. He also serves on the Executive Committee of The Policy Advisory Board of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, is a member of the Pelotonia Board, a member of The Columbus Partnership, serves on the Columbus 2020 Board and serves on The Ohio State University Foundation Board.
From 2005-2014, Mr. Schottenstein served as a trustee of The Ohio State University and was Chairman of the Ohio State University Board from 2012-2014. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Huntington Bancshares, Inc., a large regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, from 1995-2006. In addition, he previously served on the boards of The Columbus Jewish Federation (served as board chair from 2002-2004), Ohio Dominican University, Columbus School for Girls, Columbus Torah Academy (served as board chair from 1985 to 1989), Ballet Met of Columbus, and was a member of the United Jewish Appeal National Young Leadership Cabinet. In 2002, he received the Central Ohio Building Industry Association “Builder of the Year Award”. In 2008, Mr. Schottenstein was named national “Executive of The Year” for the homebuilding industry by Builder Magazine. In 2009, Mr. Schottenstein received an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Ohio Dominican University; and in 2011, Mr. Schottenstein received an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, from Capital University Law School.
Mr. Schottenstein has an undergraduate degree from Indiana University and a law degree from Capital University Law School. He is married to Jeri Block, has four children, five grandchildren and resides in Jefferson Township, Ohio.