M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) today announced that Lisa Ingram, president and CEO of White Castle System, Inc., has been appointed to the M/I Homes board of directors effective February 8, 2019.

Ingram will fill the seat vacated by Sharen Turney who announced her decision to retire from the board after eight years of service.

Lisa Ingram, White Castle CEO, M/I Homes board member.
Lisa Ingram, White Castle CEO, M/I Homes board member.

In making the announcement, M/I Homes Chairman and CEO Robert H. Schottenstein stated, "We are delighted that Lisa Ingram is joining the M/I Homes Board. Lisa is a proven leader both within her business and the community. She brings extensive retail and marketing expertise to our Board along with strong business acumen." Mr. Schottenstein continued, "Sharen Turney has served on our Board since 2011 and we will miss her. She has served with great distinction and her counsel, wisdom and guidance have contributed to the success and growth of our business for which we are sincerely grateful. We wish Sharen the very best as she pursues a number of different international business and philanthropic interests."

In her role as President and CEO of White Castle, Lisa Ingram oversees the business strategy and operation for the entire company; a company whose iconic American brand was first developed by her great-grandfather in 1921 (and beloved by many). Lisa also serves on the White Castle board of directors. She has been recognized in the Restaurant Industry as an NRN Power 50 for several years as well as an Industry Titan by Women's Foodservice Forum, and a Golden Chain Award winner. In addition, Lisa has long been active and played a leadership role in a number of charitable and community organizations. She currently serves as Chair Elect of the Board of the United Way of Central Ohio, serves on the Board of OhioHealth, a large nonprofit health care provider and system of hospitals, and is a member of the Columbus Partnership.