Susan McGalla; an Example Women Can Follow

Many women have managed to break the glass ceiling in the corporate world. However, there are still women who have been unable to break the glass ceiling. The main challenges women face in the corporate world is unequal pay, and there are few women making decisions in boardrooms. The government and other non-profit organizations have stepped in and tried to remedy the situation. Despite all the challenges, a number of women have found a way to succeed. They seat in the top boards of the corporate world. Some have also been able to develop the resilience to start their own ventures.

A good area to point out is businesses. In past years, there were hardly any women in business. However, the situation has changed in the recent years. One such woman is Susan McGalla. She is also setting herself up as a role model for other women. Such women want to assist women to reach the heights of business success. They teach women skills such as networking in order to be successful. Successful women in the corporate world are able to earn the trust of others with ease.

Susan McGalla is among those women that have been able to climb the ladder and stay there. She knows that no one will push her to her success. She puts in a lot of personal effort in order to get where she desires. She encourages women to have the mindset to succeed. It is only a person that can determine how successful they become.

Her Achievements

McGalla is a founder of Pittsburg-based P3 Executive Consulting, LLC. She is also a Director at Pittsburg Steelers. Her experience in the clothing and retail sector is quite extensive. Her effort has attracted leaders in the financial industry. They come to her for advice on merchandising, branding, marketing, and others. She began her career at Joseph Horne in 1986. She stayed there until 1994.

When she moved to American Eagle Outfitters, her hard work, and ethic got her promoted to the President and Chief Merchandising Officer. She moved on to become a full-time consultant for the financial industry. However, upon much cajoling by Wet Seal, she accepted a position as the CEO. In 2011, she left Wet Seal and launching her consultancy firm. She has enjoyed much success, and her services are in high demand. McGalla gives inspirational speeches to women on how to break the glass ceiling that seems to hold so many women back on a regular basis.

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