Educate. Encourage. Engage.

Keynotes we offer:

Culture of Gratitude
Create an environment that supports a feeling of appreciation and thanks! Learn the steps and stages of gratitude to increase motivation and have a positive impact on the mental health of the employees within your organization.
Talent Pathway Planning
Understand your natural behavior style. Learn how you lead, communicate, and achieve your goals in the workplace.
Driving Sustainable Accountability
Learn the 5 Steps to Accountability and align your business strategy with business results. By creating an accountable workplace, you will inspire your employees to perform and increase your retention and engagement.
The Great Resignation
Turn the Great Resignation into the Great Retention by creating a culture of engagement. Let us show you how to use people data to drive results and create a cohesive team.
Career Goal Setting
Career Goal Setting is designed for those that are shifting their mindset from a job to a career, looking for upward mobility, right out of college, or shifting careers.
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Real-world solutions delivered by a real expert.

Meet Traci Austin MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPC, NHA, Chief Talent Officer and owner of Elevated Talent Consulting.

Traci is a certified HR and Talent Optimization professional with two decades of experience in employee development and engagement, performance consulting, and training facilitation. Traci uses her consulting expertise to serve clients in applying behavioral concepts to hiring and selection, designing and implementing talent pathways, coaching, motivation, and more.

See what real professionals are saying:

Elevated Talent Consulting listened to our needs and was able to coach us in developing the HR foundations that fit our company. I trust Traci to steer our organization to meet our business objectives with strong human capital operations.
Shelley TaylorConsortium For Educational Change
When Traci did her Career Goal Setting workshop, it was clear she knows how to connect to her audience. Despite a Zoom format, she tailored her comments to the audience giving them actionable information.
Brian MorelloBeloit College
Traci is a consummate example of courage under fire in difficult decisions. She taught me the subtle art of soft skills by watching her perform her craft.
Travis EaganAmerican Mortgage
Traci gave us a full update on HR, OSHA, and legal concerns related to COVID-19 for healthcare organizations and members of the Northwest Illinois Preparedness and Response Coalition. What an incredible resource for Human Resource information!
Diane LogsdonLogsdon Consultation Services, Inc.