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Sherrell McMillan

Sherrell McMillan

Staff writer

As a communications consultant, Sherrell covers topics around commercial banking; consumer and investment banking; corporate functions; diversity, equity, and inclusion; sponsorships; and enterprise incident communications, by highlighting the ways in which Wells Fargo and its experts serve businesses and customers alike. Before joining Wells Fargo, Sherrell was a communications specialist at Corning Optical Communications, where he managed the company’s intranet site, and wrote customer and business-related feature stories for internal and external audiences. He has a B.A. in News Writing from the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Stories from this author

Diversity & Inclusion

How to pay for college

Leaders of national scholarship organizations and first-generation college students address the rising cost of education.

Diversity & Inclusion

Why veterans make great leaders

Marine veteran and Wells Fargo's head of Military Recruitment Brian Armstrong shares how military skills easily transfer into corporate America.

Small Business

McDonald’s franchisees share lessons learned from more than a decade of ownership

There were nearly 150,000 limited-service franchise establishments in the United States in 2017, and Wells Fargo has a dedicated team to help many of these future entrepreneurs start their business.

Small Business

Betting on burgers: How a mother and her daughters built a McDonald’s franchise empire

A single loan from Wells Fargo four decades ago helped a family build a thriving portfolio of 21 McDonald’s restaurants in South Los Angeles.

Volunteering & Giving

Wells Fargo volunteers join forces to build 27 homes in Charlotte with Habitat for Humanity

The 2023 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project was hosted by country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood.

Business to Business

4 reasons an ESOP might be right for your business

If maintaining a carefully curated culture is a priority for your business when considering a succession plan, an ESOP may be a good option.  


A decade of giving back: Wells Fargo’s $60 million gift of 400 homes to veterans

Marlene Zander was the recipient of a mortgage-free home nearly a decade ago. Today, she’s still thriving thanks to a burgeoning home business.

Small Business

Learn how Chef Merito cooked up multimillion-dollar success

The Los Angeles-based business started in 1985 and has grown into a nationally known brand of spices, marinades, and seasonings.


Wells Fargo, Turntide relationship comes full circle with pilot program

California-based sustainability company Turntide participated in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program.

Business to Business

Investing in Detroiters keeps world-class business DMS on the road to success

With the help of Wells Fargo, DMS is looking to diversify its product suite beyond the automotive industry.

Business to Business

OrderMyGear is the technology company behind your company swag

After acquiring BrightStores in November 2022 with help from Wells Fargo’s technology banking team, OMG’s growth brings much-needed solutions to the branded merchandise space.

Financial Health

Four plays for improving your financial health

Wells Fargo hosted a financial literacy breakfast with Our Money Matters at the CIAA Tournament in Baltimore last month.

Diversity & Inclusion

More than a game: Support of HBCU classics goes way beyond football

Wells Fargo served as the official banking sponsor of four games this fall.


Breeder’s Choice owner Joey Herrick: ‘I wanted to make animals’ lives better through nutrition’

In 1985, a television show you’ve never heard of changed the way we feed our pets. Today, Wells Fargo is helping Joey Herrick revolutionize the pet food industry once again.

Small Business

Four-wheelers, three owners, one family

The owners of Roco 4x4 are proving it’s possible to not just survive, but thrive in a family business.

Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo, Spoleto Festival USA share the story of ‘Omar’

The opera, which made its world premiere on May 27, is based on the autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved African brought to Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807.

Financial Health

How to tell if your sweet talker is a scam artist

Romance scams are on the rise, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Here’s how a Wells Fargo team spotted red flags — and how you can, too.