Ingram is a passionate entrepreneur and businessman who owns or operates companies that are focused in the Buy Here, Pay Here (BHPH) industry and real estate development. Known for his sense of humor, he has been the featured speaker at several national conventions and is often asked to serve as the Master of Ceremonies at charitable and political events.

Ingram is a 1983 graduate of Monroe High School. After graduating from M. H. S., he continued his education receiving a B. S. in Economics and B. A. in Business Administration from N. C. State University in 1987.

After returning to Monroe, Ingram married his high school sweetheart, Missy Griffin, in 1990. They have three children, Erin, Griffin and Will.

He speaks with style that is part business strategist, part social commentator, part comedian and all energy. People quickly learn several things about Ingram: he likes the simple direct solution to a problem, he is generous with this time and money, and he is enthusiastic about life.