In the year 1964, Susan McGalla was born in Ohio. During Susan’s childhood, she was brought up by her father who was a local football coach alongside two brothers who introduced her to hard work and discipline. Susan is currently married to a wealth manager known as Stephen McGalla. Susan got a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from Mount Union College before starting her career at Joseph Horne Company.
In Joseph Horne Company, Susan held different marketing and managerial positions from 1986 to 1994. In the year 1994, McGalla joined a company called American Eagle where she was the only female executive and then made CMO (chief merchandising officer), and president of the company.
When Susan was the president of American Eagle company, she initiated the launching of both the company’s aerie and 77kids brands. After working for American Eagle for 15 years in January 2009, Susan left American Eagle to become a private consultant but later that year in October she became the chief executive officer of Wet Seal Inc. McGalla departed from Wet Seal and founded P3 Executive Consulting. In Pittsburgh Steelers Company, Susan is currently the Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development.
Susan McGalla is one of the greatest inspirations to many women who want to reach the high-level positions within organizations. She was able to have the highest rank in organizations because of her confidence in the workplace and determination. Susan’s success is uncommon to most women because of gender discrimination in different agencies. Creating sponsorship opportunities is the best solution to get rid of gender discrimination within companies.
Executive sponsors will provide mentorship which will encourage the male executives to see the need for women in the executive roles. According to statistics, gender equality in an organization facilitates its success in business.
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