March 22, 2017 -- Nashville, TN. Ingram Content Group today announced the addition of two new executives to its leadership team. Kelly Arnold joins the company as Chief Legal Offficer and Deanna Steele joins as Chief Information Technology Officer.
"We are happy to welcome such accomplished executives to our team," said Shawn Morin, CEO and President, Ingram Content Group. "Deanna and Kelly's leadership experience will help us continue to build our relevance in the industry."
Kelly comes to Ingram from U.S. Xpress Enterprises in Chattanooga, Tenn., where she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Previously, Kelly held numerous legal roles at The Dow Chemical Company and began her career with Pepper Hamilton LLC.
Kelly received her bachelor of arts in public relations from Michigan State University and her juris doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law.
Deanna will lead Ingram Content Group's technology innovation, including overseeing all of the IT operations and the Ingram strategies as a technology services company. Deanna most recently served as Group Vice President, IT – Brands/Brands Divisional CIO at Ascena Retail Group in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to Ascena, Deanna held leadership roles in IT at retail companies Express, Inc. and Hot Topic, Inc., and even earlier worked for Deloitte Consulting and Island Pacific Systems.
Deanna received her bachelor of science in business management from Pepperdine University. Since 2012, she has also served as a volunteer and chair for the nonprofit, Run for the Rainbow, to benefit Nationwide Children's Pediatric Cancer Research.
Ingram Content Group ("Ingram") is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.