Succeeding in business can be hard to accomplish. The world of business is very challenging and requires many skills. A person who is going to succeed in this field must be able to think quickly, undertand important matters such as how to hire the right person and have a background if possible in areas such as accounting and finance that allow the potential candidate to know a great deal about how a business is actually run and how to make sure that it continue to grow and expand in the future. The business person who do all such tasks is one who will easily rise to the top in any area of business she chooses to enter.
One such person is Susan McGalla. Ms. McGalla has many years of experience in this field and has been able to enjoy a great deal of success as a result. Ms. McGalla was born in the small Ohio town of East Liverpool. Her dad was a football coach where she was raised with her two brothers in a classic American house on a pleasant street. This background as an ordinary person growing up in small town America has helped her to connect with ordinary Americans across the country and understand their concerns and desires well.
She left East Liverpool in order to attend the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. At this private, co-educational college, Ms. McGalla on yahoo.com majored in business and worked hard to master all aspects of business. At present, she gives back to the college by serving on their board of directors. After graduation from the college, she entered the field of retail commerce. Her first success was at the Joseph Horne Company, a regional midwestern retailer that is known for providing retail goods of all kinds to shoppers in the area.
After leaving the Joseph Horne Company in various important positions, Ms. McGalla worked with the company known as American Eagle Outfitters, a national chain of retail shops that provides apparel to shoppers. She spent several years working for the company doing all kinds of important tasks such as marketing and management positions where she helped to hire and supervise other employees. McGalla did so well she was promoted to company president and Chief Merchandising Officer. Her leadership skills have allowed her effectively lead the company into new fields of success and expand in new markets across the globe.