Working as a consultant can be very lucrative if you have experience. To just say that Susan McGalla had experience in the business world is an understatement. She has been in a CEO position more than once during her career as a retail clothing leader, and she has managed to gain a wealth of experience in a very short time frame.
Susan is the woman that has worn many hats and helped many people build their careers. There are a lot of young women in the field of marketing that are looking at the way that she has been able to accelerate her career.
The fact that she was able to make a move from a small companies such as the Joseph Home company to American Eagle would boost her resume. When she became a divisional merchandise buyer this would give her even more credibility as a marketing professional. She would eventually rise in ranks and become the CEO of American Eagle. This was a huge accomplishment for Susan, and it would also build her resume to a point where people would come to respect her authority in marketing.
This is how she has been able to transition into a role where she could effectively work as a consultant. When she came to the Pittsburgh Steelers and revamped the clothing line it was obvious that she had a great amount of experience in handling retail merchandise. It would be her background with companies like Wet Seal and American Eagle that would give her the ability to change the clothing line for the Pittsburgh Steelers. She has revamped the fan gear clothing, and this is an essential part of promoting this franchise in a different way.
Susan has really been able to help a number of companies become more profitable over the years. Her marketing experience has served her well in her career, and many women in business aspire to do what she has done. Susan serves as a mighty inspiration to any woman that may be making excuses about breaking the glass ceiling that is in place for female executives.