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Susan McGalla – Successful Businesswoman and Pillar of Community

Susan McGalla has been operating in the world of business for decades and has become known for her leadership skills and that hew career helped pave the way for other women in business as well.

Based in Pittsburgh, Susan McGalla is strongly involved with the community. She supports a number of events and projects based around the community.

Susan McGalla gives a lot of credit to her upbringing which had played a large part in her achieving a successful career. Susan McGalla was the only girl among her male siblings. She trained sports together with her brother as their father was a coach. She shares that during training they were all treated the same way and she and her brothers were thought about discipline and hard work on equal grounds.

After Susan McGalla graduated from the Mount Union College with a bachelor’s in marketing and business, she pursued a career in the business sector. Her first success was at the American Eagels Outfitters Inc where she was hired to be a Chief merchandising officer and president of the company. Susan McGala dedicated fifteen years of her career to the business and established the brand as a leading company before moving on.

For the next couple of years, Susan McGalla dedicated to establishing a career as a consultant for the retail industry. The experience that she had previously amassed helped her achieve that quickly but she chose to pursue another career avenue.

Susan McGalla started working at The Wet Seal Inc in 2011. She was responsible for two brands which were stagnant and needed revival. As the chief executive officer, Susan McGalla managed to bring back the two brands, creativity being her main tool. After almost two years she had achieved the success of the two brands and moved on from the company.

In 2013, Susan McGalla founded the company of P3 Executive Consulting LLC. The company was successful in providing advisory services to people in business, first in the financial sector and later in other industries as well.

Up to date, Susan McGalla is working at the Pittsburgh Steelers as their Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development.

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships To Improve Access To Basic Services In Brazil

Government grants can accelerate access to clean water and sanitation services. The Brazilian government recently announced concessions in collaboration with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development. Stakeholders such as Edison Carlos of Tata Brazil welcomed the move. He stated that you could expect better services from the improved management of resources.

Felipe Montoro Jens, an infrastructure specialist, also noted that there would be decreased levels of waste. State agencies are in charge of water and sanitation services. They can improve their service delivery by collaborating with the private sector. Each has their strong points, which can complement the other to achieve efficiency. The bank will create custom plans for the implementation based on the unique needs of each location.

Water loss was identified as one of the leading causes of loss of revenue by the state agencies. Water that does not get to the intended customer cannot be billed. The private sector has access to larger pools of funding and the latest technology. This makes them ideal partners in the development of sewage networks and sanitation facilities. The technology can also be used to reduce water waste and consequent loss of revenue.

The success of a state agency can be measured by the level of penetration of their services.

Felipe Montoro Jens is a management and finance executive as well as an influential business leader. He has extensive experience in the Brazilian corporate sector.

He has also held c-level management positions in countries such as the UK and Singapore. This includes positions in project management, structured and international finance, and auditing.

He is adept at helping agencies achieve efficiency and improve their bottom line. He attended Getulio Vargas Foundation where he obtained a business administration degree. He then went for further studies at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, a part of Arizona State University.