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Career-Oriented Business Woman; Susan McGalla

Since time immemorial, the art of business has always been practised all over the world. In the present times, trade has grown substantially enough to accommodate all members of the society ranging from men, women and even the young people. Business varies from the sale of tangible products to services rendered to others. Running a prosperous business endeavour requires skills both personal and technical to be able to handle all kinds of clients. Susan McGalla is one leading woman in the business world today.

Susan McGalla, a 41 years old business woman from Pittsburgh, is a real champion of the art and a business mentor to many prospective business ladies. She is presently working at Pittsburgh Steelers as Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development. She also serves as an executive consultant in her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

She currently holds various posts in the society some of which include being a board member of HFF a company that has its shares traded in the stocks market, and which provides commercial real estate services to the people of Pittsburgh, and also sits on the boards of Magee-Women’s Hospital. More so, she serves as a Board Advisor to Mount Union College where she had attended her college education and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business and marketing.

Susan McGalla can pride on her highly successful career that can be dated for over 30 years now. She made her first leap into her career back in 1986 at Joseph Horne Company, first in marketing section and later on in the managerial level. Eight years down the line, according to, her career ambitions could not be sustained there, and she made a change of career vessels to American Eagle Outfitters as Head of Divisional Merchandising, majoring in women’s clothing.

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It is here she experienced the growth of her career optimally. Other than just serving at the management level in different roles, she went ahead to prove her worth to the company, and it saw her promoted ultimately to President and chief merchandising officer of the firm. It is during her reign that saw the development and launch of the company’s 77kids and Aerie Brands, see   It is not until 2009 that she left the firm. After that, Susan McGalla has served as a private consultant and has established P3 Executive Consulting and also as CEO of Wet Seal.

Susan McGalla is an active and confident articulator of her ideas. Having been exposed to the men’s world from her childhood to her working environment, she has learned how to handle herself amidst all the challenges facing women in many sectors of the economy.

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