Committee Composition

  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation
Margot L. Carter L
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Margot L. Carter
Director

Ms. Carter is President of Living Mountain Capital L.L.C., a business advisory consulting firm she founded in 1998.  Living Mountain advises clients on corporate governance, business strategy, corporate development (including strategic alliances and acquisitions) and restructurings. From 2010 to 2015, Ms. Carter served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for RealPage, Inc., a leading global software solutions and big data company in the commercial, multifamily, single-family and vacation rental industries.  Ms. Carter was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at The Princeton Review, Inc. from 2004 to 2007 through the sale to Bain Capital Ventures, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Managing Director at Soundview Technology Group, Inc. from 2003 to 2004 through the sale to The Charles Schwab Corporation and Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Cantor Fitzgerald and its affiliate eSpeed, Inc. from 2001 to 2003. Ms. Carter serves on the board of directors of several private companies, including Freeman Company, one of the world’s largest brand experience companies, where she is a member of the audit and compensation committees. Ms. Carter received her B.A. in economics and history from Binghamton University and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Carter’s extensive international business strategy, development, acquisitions, finance, real estate, general counsel and corporate governance experience, both as a C-suite executive and board member of global public and private companies, make her a valued member of the Board.

Member of the Audit Committee Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee  
Lawrence A. Hilsheimer
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Lawrence A. Hilsheimer
Director

Mr. Hilsheimer has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packing products and services, since 2014.  Mr. Hilsheimer served from April 2013 to April 2014 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, a manufacturer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, where he had overall responsibility for corporate and operating finance functions. Prior to joining Scotts, from 2007 to 2013, he served in various roles at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, a provider of property and casualty insurance and financial services, starting as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer through 2009, followed by President and Chief Operating Officer roles for multiple business units, including Nationwide Direct and Customer Solutions and Nationwide Retirement Plans. Prior to joining Nationwide, Mr. Hilsheimer was Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche USA, LLP. He holds a B.A. in business administration from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and a J.D. from Capital University Law School. Mr. Hilsheimer sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Fisher College of Business and on the audit and compliance committee of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Mr. Hilsheimer’s broad business background and corporate finance and public accounting experience, including as a chief financial officer with responsibility and accountability for all corporate and operating finance functions, make him a valued member of the Board.

Chair of the Audit Committee Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee  
Janet E. Jackson
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Janet E. Jackson
Director

Ms. Jackson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Central Ohio, a nonprofit organization and one of the largest United Way affiliates in the country, from 2003 through March 2017. She will continue to serve United Way of Central Ohio in a transitional role with her successor until November 2017. Prior to joining United Way, Ms. Jackson served as Columbus City Attorney in Columbus, Ohio from 1997 to 2003, where she represented all municipal entities and oversaw the criminal prosecution of misdemeanors. Before her appointment as Columbus City Attorney, Ms. Jackson served for nearly ten years as a Franklin County Municipal Court Judge. Ms. Jackson was the first woman and the first African American to hold her position at United Way and to be elected as Columbus City Attorney, and the first African American female judge in Franklin County history. She holds a B.A. in history from Wittenberg University and a J.D. from the National Law Center at The George Washington University. Ms. Jackson’s significant leadership experience, as well as extensive strategy and legal background, make her a valued member of the Board.

  Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee Chair of the Compensation Committee
Robert H. Schottenstein
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Robert H. Schottenstein
Director

Mr. Schottenstein is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of M/I Homes, Inc., one of the largest publicly traded home builders in the United States.  He joined M/I Homes in 1990, was named President in 1996, Chief Executive Officer in 2003, and Chairman in 2004. Prior to joining M/I Homes, from 1977 to 1990, Mr. Schottenstein was engaged in the private practice of law specializing in commercial real estate, corporate and banking transactions. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Schottenstein served on the Board of Huntington Bancshares, Inc., a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.   Mr. Schottenstein served as a Trustee of The Ohio State University from 2005 to 2014 and served as Chairman of The Ohio State University Board from February 2012 to April 2014.  He currently serves on the boards of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University Foundation, The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation and Pelotonia, serves on the Executive Committee of The Policy Advisory Board of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies and is a member of The Columbus Partnership. In 2002, he received the Central Ohio Building Industry Association “Builder of the Year” Award and, in 2008, Mr. Schottenstein was named national “Executive of the Year” for the homebuilding industry by Builder Magazine.  Mr. Schottenstein holds a B.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. from Capital University Law School. Mr. Schottenstein’s experience in the homebuilding industry and as an executive and board member of public companies make him a valued member of the Board.

    Member of the Compensation Committee
Michael H. Thomas
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Michael H. Thomas
Director

Mr. Thomas retired in October 2014 from Stonehenge Partners, Inc., a private mezzanine and equity investment firm, where he was a partner.  From 1999 to 2014, he was responsible for providing counsel in matters of investment origination, portfolio asset management and disposition of investments. Prior to joining Stonehenge, Mr. Thomas co-founded and served as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of JMAC, Inc., the holding and investment company of the McConnell family of Worthington, Ohio. His activities at JMAC included direct investment in the financial services, publishing, health care, real estate and manufacturing sectors. He was also responsible for the McConnell family’s financial, estate and income tax planning. From 1971 to 1980, Mr. Thomas was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, managing its Columbus, Ohio tax practice. He holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Thomas previously served as one of our directors from 2004 to 2011. Mr. Thomas’ significant business and investment experience, knowledge of our business and accounting background make him a valued member of the Board.

Member of the Audit Committee   Member of the Compensation Committee
= Chair = Member = Independent Director     L = Lead Independent Director