The Career Path of Susan McGalla

***UPDATE*** June 14th, 2017– Susan’s achievements have just been featured in an article on Philly Purge. Scroll to the bottom of the article for links and to read about how she has contributed to Women in leadership.

Susan McGalla achieved a bachelor’s degree from Mount Union College in marketing and business. She is a successful entrepreneur and executive consultant from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. She is also a board member at Mount Union College. She is well-known as the former president America Eagle Outfitters Inc. she also served as the CEO of Wet Seal Inc. at the moment McGalla is among the board members of HF Inc a company in the quest of giving worthwhile real estate facilities. She is the director at Allegheny and also a member of the Magee-Women’s Hospital Research Institute.


In the year 1986 to1994 Susan McGalla led the marketing and managerial position at Joseph Horne Organization. Right after that she linked up with America Eagle Outfitters. She qualified for various posts at the company because of her long time experience. She was responsible for the purchase of women’s outfits for the divisional stock. She was also in charge of a number of managerial roles. Her hard work and devotion at American Eagle Outfitters made her the chief merchandising officer as well as the president of the organization. She did so much for the company and part of her accomplishment at the firm was launching the 77kids brands and sanctuary.


Susan McGalla’s achievements at American Eagle Outfitters Inc made her decide to leave the firm and begin her full-time career as a private consultant for financial investment and trade organizations. McGalla is currently the vice president of Pittsburgh Steelers, at this company she is in charge of innovative growth and business plan. Other than that, McGalla is a team member of the council at the university of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Susan McGalla is one of the best leaders and this is because of her long-time experience, skills and hard work at different companies, she is glad that she has all it takes to lead different companies.

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