Carol Crawford

Talent & Culture Services Leader | Senior Consultant

Carol brings a diverse management background including experience in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Lean Six Sigma, Quality Systems, New Product Development, and Multi-site Project Management in manufacturing and software environments.

Carol has worked for several large companies, including Brady Corp., a subsidiary of Rockwell Automation, 3M, and, prior to her arrival at the WMEP, Microchip Technology. Carol also managed a small touchscreen electronics manufacturer and experienced firsthand some of the unique challenges and opportunities, including championing the sale to a strategic buyer in the semiconductor industry.

Skill Set

  • Lean Six Sigma Operations
  • Supply Chain and Global Sourcing
  • ISO 9000 Quality Management
  • Leadership and Workforce Development
  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) New Product Development and Commercialization
  • Change Management
  • Sustainability


  • Division Director
  • General Manager of a small $5M, 15 employee electronics company
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Commercialization Leader
  • Supply Chain Manager


  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • APICS certified in Production and Inventory Management (C.P.I.M.)
  • ISM Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.)
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)
  • Lead QMS Auditor (ISO 9001:2015) with experience implementing and auditing to various integrated management systems
  • TSC Trained Service Provider for The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) on TSC tools and methodology to better support consumer goods companies and retailers


  • MBA from Marquette University, BBA from UW Madison – Marketing & International Business

Carol and her family live in Fox Point, WI. They enjoy attending the Renaissance Faire together and are active in Boy Scouts.