Director of Purchasing, M/I Homes, Inc.
Sam Schulte joined M/I Homes of Cincinnati, OH in the fall of 2019 with a passion for homebuilding stemming from many years building with his father. As the leader of the purchasing department Sam and his team are responsible for establishing high-quality long-term relationships with trade partners supporting the delivery of over 500 homes a year. Before joining the M/I team, he gained professional experience in Process Improvement, Resource Management, and Internal Operations with The Motz Group delivering high quality synthetic turf playing surfaces. Then, he led as the Director of Operations for Stairtek, a custom stair tread manufacturer where he led them out of a backlog state establishing LEAN Manufacturing best practices. Schulte studied at the University of Cincinnati where he received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and an MBA. When he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Megan and two children Reese and James, coaching soccer or getting outdoors.