The Achievements of Susan McGalla The Great
Born in January 1, 1961 East Liverpool, Ohio in United States, Susan grew up with her two brothers and her local football coach father who never let her slack off and encouraged her, together with her mother, to work hard and present her great ideas, which in turn boosted her confidence that finally became instrumental to her success in the business world. She studied for a degree in business and marketing where by receiving her BA from Mount Union College, she began her career in Joseph Horne Company then later, in 1994, worked for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. Starting as a divisional merchandise buyer for women’s clothing, Susan McGalla held various management positions before she eventually became the president and chief merchandises officer of American Eagle Outfitters Inc., responsible for the P&L, revenues of $ 3B, for brands and ecommerce site. When she had become the CMO of the entire company she oversaw the launch of the company’s aerie and 77 kids’ brands. Susan left American Eagle Inc. in January 2007 and later in January 2011 she succeeded Ed Thomas as chief executive officer of Wet Seal Inc., worked for a year and half before going separate ways in July 2012.
At the age of 54 she had married Steven McGalla, a wealth manager, became the former president of America Eagle Outfitters Inc.,a former chief executive officer of Wet Seal Inc. and the founder of a P3 Executive Consultant business where she is an expert consultant to clients on marketing ,branding, talent managing, operation efficiencies and excreta. Susan began her consultant for the top people in finance who needed the perspective of an insider on the world of retail. Throughout her life she never perceived the influence of gender on her career as she never was gender bias from the start as she worked for Joseph Horne Company where the percentage of the male population working was more than of the female.
Susan McGalla is known on ireport.cnn for being the Director of Strategic planning and growth for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a board member of HFF Inc., a publicly traded company that provided commercial real estate services and The Magee Women’s Hospital Research Institute and Foundation.
Susan McGalla is the inspirational woman every person desire to be a per her numerous accomplishment in her career and her will to make the best of who she is in society by bring improvement though using the knowledge she has gained in her life as an American businesswoman. An exemplary live like hers is a legacy left with great honor as she has managed to create the best of instant thoughts of many minds that come to her for vital advice on how to improve and market the products on every level they are in their business. Her rise in success has made man people understand the importance of use of opportunities given.