About Margaret Graziano

KeenAlignment: Transforming People in the Places They Work

Our company’s mission is to empower leaders to foster workplaces where everyone has the opportunity to deliver extraordinary results. Founded by Margaret Graziano, we are a talent management consulting firm offering transformative solutions for every stage of the talent life cycle. We provide first class, easy-to-apply, values-based training, tools and resources that enable leaders to make the most of their people investment.

We focus on empowering leaders to bring out the best in their people through:

Talent Strategy Consulting

Talent Strategy Consulting

Conscious Hiring®

Conscious Hiring® & Development Implementation

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Team & Organizational Effectiveness Program

Team & Organizational Effectiveness Programs

Employee Engagement & Retention

Employee Engagement & Retention Programs

Meet Our Founder: Magi Graziano

Magi Graziano, CEO of KeenAlignment, is a leading talent management expert, keynote speaker, and author ofThe Wealth of Talent with over 20 year of real-world, hands-on experience in hiring strategy and talent development. A pioneer in her field, she has developed a talent strategy system that gives business leaders the actionable steps they need to align their corporate strategy with their people strategy and thereby maximize employee effectiveness and engagement and develop high-performing teams who consistently elevate the customer experience.

A Certified Co-Active Executive Coach, Certified Employee Retention Specialist and Trainer, and an Organizational Development and Talent Architect, Magi has been a guest speaker at conferences and seminars where she’s captivated audiences with her presentations on Conscious Hiring, Leadership Effectiveness, and Workforce Optimization.
Watch Margaret Graziano in action


  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach—CTI
  • Certification in Organizational Development—DePaul University
  • Business Administration—University of Illinois
  • Landmark Education Seminar Leader
  • Certified Professional Behavior Analyst—TTI
  • Global Trainer for the National Certification in Retention
  • Emotional Intelligence Program Coach—Choice Center
  • Neuroscience, Consciousness and Transformational Coaching
  • Organizational Transformation—Center for Human Systems
  • National Association of Personnel Services Certified in Employee Retention
  • Approved Provider—HRCI

Margaret's credentials


  • International Coaching Federation
  • Association for Talent Development
  • Conscious Capitalism
  • National Speakers Association
  • Women Speakers Association


  • Chicago Woman Business Owner of the Year—National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Influential Woman in Business—The DuPage Business Ledger
  • Women Run Workplace of the Year and Female Entrepreneur of the Year (Business Services)—The Stevie® Awards

Margaret Graziano speaks about The Stevies<sup>®</sup>
KeenAlignment wins in the 2015 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Magi In the Media


Margaret Graziano has proven to be one of the torchbearers of progressive Human Resource/Human Capital initiatives. Her insight to what Corporate America wants and needs in order to help their company grow and prosper is truly leading edge and spot on. She has wowed her contemporaries with her ‘Keen’ insight to the marketplace and has produced products and services which will revolutionize our industry. There is no one better equipped to assist you with Talent Acquisition and Talent Management issues for your firm.

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Put our talent strategies and expertise to work for you. Contact us at 1-888-484-5551 to discuss how we can help you make the most of your people investment.