Robert H. Schottenstein is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of M/I Homes, Inc., 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; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Tampa and Orlando, Florida; Austin, 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 80,000 homes and has established an exemplary reputation based on a strong commitment to superior customer service, quality construction and design, and premier locations.
For many years, Mr. Schottenstein has been active in a number of business and charitable organizations. He has served as a Trustee of The Ohio State University since 2005 and has served as Chairman of the Board since February, 2012. He is also a Board Member of The Children’s Hospital Foundation, serves on The Policy Advisory Board of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, serves on the Pelotonia Board, and is a member of The Columbus Partnership.
From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Schottenstein was a member of the Board of Directors of Huntington Bancshares, Inc., a regional national bank headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. 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.
Robert H. 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, one grandchild and resides in Jefferson Township, Franklin County, Ohio.