How deal-maker Cheryl Miller rose to become AutoNation’s new CEO


    From winning a business deal to getting certified for “rescue” as a scuba diver, Cheryl Miller is not afraid of challenges, either in life or business.

    Miller is the newly named CEO of AutoNation — and her deep career in automotive will help steer the company on a course that embraces today’s business while seeking new directions, company and industry analysts say.