Susan McGalla’s Incredible Career

Statistics show that companies with gender diversity perform better than those that are not diverse because they consider ideas from different people. Diversity in the place of work enables people to view issues in different perspectives. Susan McGalla has played a significant role in paving the way for women leaders. Susan credits how she was brought up for how well she works with both women and men. Susan had to work like other people to get what she wanted. Since then, she learned to be self-reliant. McGalla has been successful, holding senior job positions.

McGalla rose through ranks at American Eagle Outfitters to eventually become its president. Susan also founded P3 Executive Consulting. Susan now serves as the Vice President of Eagle Steelers. Even though men dominate the company, she manages to play her role effectively. Susan’s successful career is inspiring because most women do not find such opportunities.

There is a significant shortage of initiatives and networks for women. Such groups provide women with the support they need and allow them to share ideas. Networks for women provide a platform where women can plan and strategize for their businesses in addition to connecting with other women holding executive positions in other companies. Women networks give women opportunities to become influential in the business world. Such systems allow women to support each other to achieve their career goals.

Susan is a renowned American businesswoman and an executive consultant based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. McGalla was also the president of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. She also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Wet Seal Inc. McGalla is also a member of the board of trustees at HFF Inc. and Magee-Women’s Hospital. Susan is also a former director of Allegheny Conference on Community Development and a trustee of Pittsburgh University.

Susan McGalla seeks to empower women to venture into business and become great leaders. Susan has advised women about ways of getting ahead in business as a woman. Susan has spoken to audiences at Carnegie Mellon University and the Women and Girl’s Foundation of Pittsburgh among others. Susan hopes that women will take her attitude and approach for their careers.