Engineer, now CFO, McCraw oversaw growth at BMW from a car every three days to one every minute

Back in 1993, Sherry Coonse McCraw was in her early 20s. She graduated with a full ride from North Carolina State University and was rising quickly as a mechanical engineer in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for the Sara Lee Corp. The sharp, blonde-haired engineer designed conveyor systems for the conglomerate’s underwear factories throughout the Southeast, Puerto…


BMW Searched for Workers Who Were Team Players

The woman who assembled the team to build BMW said she was looking for people with experience in life – the best training for today’s work environment. The people we choose would have been successful in almost any organization they might have gone into,” said Susan E. Crocker, an employment consultant and former vice president…


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