Finding success in the corporate world in today’s competitive age is difficult, but it is not so much for the right candidate. Susan McGalla is amongst the most sought-after female entrepreneurs and business executives in the U.S. today and has helped many companies to enhance their revenue and market reputation through her unique business insight and strategies. Susan McGalla is the Vice President at Pittsburgh Steelers Inc for Creative Development and Business Strategy and has helped the firm achieve its business goals even in the fierce competition with ease. Susan McGalla completed her BA from Mount Union College and started her first job right after her graduation.
In an interview, Susan McGalla opened up about how she developed the tough and competitive mindset she has today. She said that her father never differentiated between her and her brothers because of gender and it is what carved her competitive mindset at work as well. Susan McGalla also worked at prestigious apparel firms like Wet Seals Inc and American Eagle Outfitters Inc in the past and helped the companies grow and expand consistently under her watch. Susan McGalla says that it is crucial for the women to follow their dreams and be ambitious and not feel any lesser about themselves due to their gender.
She says that there many women based initiatives and support groups out there that can help women in their endeavor to achieve success at workplace. However, she believes that companies should design sponsorship opportunities for women today to ensure that they are getting the guidance they need to move ahead at a rapid pace. There are many deserving young women professionals out there who are looking to move up the ranks in the corporate arena, but due to lack of guidance and proper mentoring are not able to move ahead. Susan McGalla says that with in-house mentoring programs, deserving women candidates would be able to progress in their career without any hindrances.