Susan McGalla

The Career Journey of Susan McGalla

Susan McGalla is a successful businesswoman whose advisory services are highly sought after. She is the founder and CEO of P3 Executive Consulting. With the company, she provides consultation services to the fashion industry.


Her career journey began at Joseph Horne Company, which is based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. She worked for the company between the year 1986 to the year 1994, during which time the company assigned her to marketing and later management positions. When she left the company that year, she joined American Eagles Outfitters.


Her tenure at American Eagle Outfitters began with her working for the women apparel division. She stayed in this segment for a period of two years before being promoted to a managerial position in the same division. She held the divisional managerial post until the year 1997. From the year 1997 to the year 2002 she was again promoted to hold the position of VP General Merchandise Manager-Womens.


In the year 2002, she was again promoted to be the VP of merchandising. Come the following year, McGalla was again promoted to be the Chief Merchandising Officer and the Executive VP of the company. She served in this capacity up to the year 2009 when she finally left the company.


When McGalla left Emarican Eagles Outfitters she was hired by HFF Inc. where she served as a director. In the year 2011, she again left HFF and was employed by Wet Seal. He succeeded Ed Thomas as the CEO of the company. In the year 2012, she again left the company and decided to go solo.


Since then, she has been in entrepreneurship. She is trusted by Fashion companies to give them advice. Her word is trusted because she has more than 3 decades of experience in this industry.