the retention playbook

Magnet Culture is committed to building teams where employees thrive, turnover decreases, and businesses succeed.

Revolutionizing Retention
Across Industries

Retaining talented individuals is an ongoing challenge for many organizations in today’s competitive landscape. It can be difficult to create a workplace culture that not only attracts strong talent but also keeps them engaged and motivated over time.

Magnet Culture is here to guide your organization to building a future-proof workforce. Our proven framework has transformed teams across various industries. We provide practical strategies and a tested approach to create an environment that attracts and retains a strong workforce.

A Partner You Can Trust

Magnet Culture has been the authority in helping you regain control and build a thriving workforce since our founding in 2012. With our award-winning approach to building a sustainable retention roadmap and our deep understanding of today’s workforce challenges, we have been at the forefront of teaching organizations how to overcome the turnover crisis for over a decade.

Recognized as one of the Top 10 Company Culture Experts to Watch by, Cara Silletto, President & Chief Retention Officer for Magnet Culture, is not just a thought leader but a visionary who understands the importance of adapting to changing workforce trends and demographics. Serving as the voice of the new workforce, Cara is acknowledged as a “Game Changer” by Workforce Magazine in Chicago as she offers valuable insights into shifting mindsets and helping leaders navigate this evolving landscape.

We don’t just offer theoretical concepts. Our speakers and trainers conduct over 150+ in-person and virtual events across the US each year, delivering practical and impactful training tailored to a wide range of industries. We have the knowledge and experience to create a customized training program that suits your organization’s unique goals and challenges.

Magnet Culture is dedicated to supporting you on your journey toward unlocking the power of effective leadership. Our transformative and innovative approach to enhancing workforce retention and creating stronger teams paves the way for organizations to thrive amidst shifting demographics and emerging trends. With decades of experience and a proven track record, Magnet Culture is a trusted partner for organizations seeking to unlock the power of effective leadership.

Our Team

  • Cara Silletto, MBA, CSP

    Cara Silletto, MBA, CSP

    President & Chief Retention Officer

    Cara Silletto is the founder of Magnet Culture and a leading generational expert, sought-after keynote speaker, and game-changer in workforce retention, equipping organizations to tackle turnover challenges head-on. Recognized by as a “Top 10 Company Culture Expert to Watch”, her insights have benefited more than 30,000 leaders nationwide, solidifying her position as a trusted…

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  • Shelonda Darling

    Shelonda Darling

    Senior Retention Strategist

    Discover Shelonda Darling, a speaker and trainer who blends rich narratives, wit, and razor-sharp insights that resonate across every sector. Shelonda is a seasoned expert dedicated to reducing the churn of employee turnover and fostering a culture where people aren’t just filling seats, they’re fueling success. She crafts and delivers a message that does more…

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  • Courtney Ramsey, MBA, CSP, CPTD

    Courtney Ramsey, MBA, CSP, CPTD

    Senior Retention Strategist

    Step into the world of tangible transformation with a true expert—Courtney Ramsey. With a wealth of experience that spans 15+ years, Courtney stands as a pillar in the field of employee retention and engaging a room. Her illustrious career has seen her equip and inspire over 20,000 associates, imprinting a meaningful legacy on individuals and…

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  • Carrie Murphy

    Carrie Murphy

    Retention Strategist

    Carrie Murphy gets that today’s workplace woes are tougher now than ever before. With keen insight and practical solutions for the modern workplace, Carrie brings the Magnet Culture message to life in a way that’s relatable, clear, decisive, and bold. Her ability to forge a powerful connection leaves a lasting impression, providing attendees with not…

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  • Alayna Thomas, MS, PHR

    Alayna Thomas, MS, PHR

    Retention Strategist

    It’s the dawn of a new era in workforce strategy, one that calls for the unique insights of a wise-beyond-her-years, GenZ professional. Meet Alayna Thomas. Alayna empowers companies to shatter the old paradigms, make bold moves, and harness the innovative retention strategies that Magnet Culture is celebrated for. Both highly credentialed and a representative of…

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  • Heather

    Logistics Manager

    Once events are booked, I handle all the details to ensure your event is a success.

  • Jess

    Sales Manager

    When selecting a speaker or training program, I help determine the perfect fit to reach your organization’s goals.

  • Abby

    Director of Operations

    I ensure our internal training and processes are in place to deliver high-quality programs to clients.

  • Brandy

    Chief Operations Officer

    I make certain our organization has everything needed to bring greater value and results to our clients.

  • Brittany

    Director of Marketing

    Understanding the needs of our clients and prospects helps me determine the best way to deliver value from us to them.

  • Maggie

    Director of Development

    As the workforce landscape changes, I create new courses and tools to change behavior and expedite leaders’ success.

We Practice What We Preach …and It Works

At the core of our beliefs is the understanding that when our internal team thrives, our clients flourish. That’s why we place the utmost importance on fostering strong relationships and creating a vibrant internal culture to empower everyone to reach their fullest potential. Our core values help us foster an environment where success and fulfillment are intertwined, creating a truly transformative experience for all.

The key to a successful retention strategy is just a call away.

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

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