Susan McGalla is a very successful business executive consultant from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born in East Liverpool Ohio where her father worked as a football coach she grew up together with here 2 brothers. McGalla would later join Mount Union College to study for his first degree and she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing. As a testament to her contribution to here school all those years later she would be head hunted and invited to join the board of directors of her former college Mount Union some years late this was due to her success in other sectors that the school felt were valuable to them.
McGalla has had a very illustrious career that began with her working at Joseph Horne Company this was between the years of 1986 and 1994 after which she left and went to work for American Eagle Outfitters.It was during here stay at American Eagle Outfitters that she honed her executive skills as she held various executive positions at the company and despite being male dominated when she joined through sheer hard work and determination she would rise to become the President of American Eagle.
In 2011 Susan was again headhunted and joined Wet Seal she joined the company as CEO during her tenure here she also served as a consultant to a variety of corporations. She eventually left the company in July 2012 after accomplishing quite a lot for the company.
Once McGalla left Wet Seal, she was able to venture into business and consulting fulltime and it was this that led to the establishment of P3 Executive Consulting. Through P3 she is able to offer expert advice based on her long experience in the fashion industry. She has a vast knowledege and understanding of the retail industry and she has been consulting for the financial community on retail and other sectors.
Her other positions include member of the board of HFF Inc, at the Pittsburgh Steelers was appointed the Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development, and is currently at the board of Magee-Women’s Hospital.