Our Team

Outstanding speakers and trainers, plus a talented behind-the-scenes team ensure a successful program…every time!

Retention problems are costly.

We reduce unnecessary employee turnover by shifting manager mindsets and bridging generational gaps. This dramatically decreases turnover costs, increases employee satisfaction, and ensures high-quality services/products for customers.

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Magnet Culture, formerly Crescendo Strategies, has been helping organizations in the healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, and other industries and companies like UPS, Humana, Vistage, Cintas, Berkshire Hathaway, the American Health Care Association, and the National Precast Concrete Association, stop high turnover in its tracks through dynamic keynotes and breakout sessions, engaging workshops, and online learning programs.

Whether you’re struggling to inspire your members or team, stop high-volume turnover or keep high-level talent, our generational approach, retention specialization, and actionable, results-oriented tactics will help your managers become retention champions and create a workplace where people WANT to stay.


Read about our exciting 10 years as a company here!


Magnet Culture Values:


Committed to Client Success

Authentically Transparent


Excellence Without Overtime

Cara Silletto MBA, CSP

President & Chief Retention Officer

As a workforce thought leader, my job is to change leaders’ perspectives to ensure they are successful as workforce trends and demographics change. Serving as the voice of the new workforce, I offer insight into the mindset of today’s evolving workforce.

  • Spoken for 30,000+ leaders across the country.
  • Conducts 50-100 workshops and keynotes annually.
  • A workforce thought leader published and quoted in USA Today, Forbes, Huffington Post and dozens of other business publications.
  • 15+ years of experience being a Millennial in the workforce before becoming a speaker.
  • Equipped with an MBA to quantify the impact on the bottom line.
  • Named one of Louisville Business First’s 2018 Forty Under 40.
  • Workforce Magazine in Chicago named Cara a “Game Changer” for her innovative approach to solving generational issues in the workplace
  • Named in Recruiter.com “Top 10 Company Culture Experts to Watch,” list.
  • Author of Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave and How to Keep Them Longer.
  • Earned her Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association in 2020.
Women Owned Business

Magnet Culture is Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council!

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Name of RPO is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.

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