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Margaret Keane

Executive Chair, Synchrony Board of Directors, Director All State Board of Directors

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Margaret Keane Biography

Margaret Keane is Executive Chair of the Board of Directors of Synchrony, one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. She assumed this role in April 2021.

Keane’s passion for emerging technology, innovation and employee development has solidified her reputation as a top leader in financial services. She has been consistently recognized as one of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women” and American Banker’s “Most Powerful Women in Finance.” Fortune has also named Keane to their “Businessperson of the Year” list and she’s been included as one of the “Most Influential Women in Finance” by Barron’s.

Previously, Keane served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Synchrony where she led the company’s initial public offering in 2014 and separation from GE in 2015. As CEO, she built Synchrony into a sustainable, innovative, and industry-leading business with an exceptional culture. Through her leadership and vision, she created a workplace committed to caring, inclusion and innovation at every level, while balancing the needs of all stakeholders—including Synchrony’s partners, customers, communities, shareholders and more than 16,000 employees. Under Keane’s leadership, Synchrony grew to 170 on the Fortune 500 list and was consistently named among Fortune's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For. During her 18-year career with GE Capital, where she led the retail card platform as President and CEO beginning in 2004. She later expanded her responsibilities in 2011 to become President and CEO of the GE Capital North American Retail Finance business. Earlier, she held leadership roles that spanned consumer finance, vendor financial services, operations, and quality. Keane spent the first 16 years of her career at Citibank in various leadership roles.

Keane is dedicated to giving back to the community. As President of the Synchrony Foundation, Keane has been instrumental in building Synchrony’s corporate citizenship platform and today helps to oversee its work focused on moving those in need forward. She also serves on the board and is passionately committed to the work of buildOn, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering urban youth to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations.

Keane serves on the Allstate Corporation Board of Directors and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Boards of Overseers and Patient Care Committee. She works closely with the Business Roundtable, working to promote a thriving U.S. economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy. She serves as the co-chair for AdvanceCT, an organization committed to engaging, retaining and recruiting businesses and advancing economic competitiveness in Connecticut.

Keane earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from St. John’s University and is a member of the St. John’s University Board of Trustees. She is married with two children.

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    Booking fees for Margaret Keane, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Margaret Keane, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Margaret Keane?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Margaret Keane for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Margaret Keane for your next private or corporate function.
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Executive Chair, Synchrony Board of Directors, Director All State Board of Directors

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Margaret Keane Biography

Margaret Keane is Executive Chair of the Board of Directors of Synchrony, one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. She assumed this role in April 2021.

Keane’s passion for emerging technology, innovation and employee development has solidified her reputation as a top leader in financial services. She has been consistently recognized as one of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women” and American Banker’s “Most Powerful Women in Finance.” Fortune has also named Keane to their “Businessperson of the Year” list and she’s been included as one of the “Most Influential Women in Finance” by Barron’s.

Previously, Keane served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Synchrony where she led the company’s initial public offering in 2014 and separation from GE in 2015. As CEO, she built Synchrony into a sustainable, innovative, and industry-leading business with an exceptional culture. Through her leadership and vision, she created a workplace committed to caring, inclusion and innovation at every level, while balancing the needs of all stakeholders—including Synchrony’s partners, customers, communities, shareholders and more than 16,000 employees. Under Keane’s leadership, Synchrony grew to 170 on the Fortune 500 list and was consistently named among Fortune's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For. During her 18-year career with GE Capital, where she led the retail card platform as President and CEO beginning in 2004. She later expanded her responsibilities in 2011 to become President and CEO of the GE Capital North American Retail Finance business. Earlier, she held leadership roles that spanned consumer finance, vendor financial services, operations, and quality. Keane spent the first 16 years of her career at Citibank in various leadership roles.

Keane is dedicated to giving back to the community. As President of the Synchrony Foundation, Keane has been instrumental in building Synchrony’s corporate citizenship platform and today helps to oversee its work focused on moving those in need forward. She also serves on the board and is passionately committed to the work of buildOn, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering urban youth to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations.

Keane serves on the Allstate Corporation Board of Directors and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Boards of Overseers and Patient Care Committee. She works closely with the Business Roundtable, working to promote a thriving U.S. economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy. She serves as the co-chair for AdvanceCT, an organization committed to engaging, retaining and recruiting businesses and advancing economic competitiveness in Connecticut.

Keane earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from St. John’s University and is a member of the St. John’s University Board of Trustees. She is married with two children.

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FAQs on booking Margaret Keane

  • How to book Margaret Keane?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Margaret Keane for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Margaret Keane, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Margaret Keane or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Margaret Keane?

    Booking fees for Margaret Keane, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Margaret Keane, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Margaret Keane?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Margaret Keane for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Margaret Keane for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Margaret Keane or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Margaret Keane or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Margaret Keane is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Margaret Keane for your event is available upon request. Margaret Keane generally travels from Stamford, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Niniane Wang, Adena Friedman, Derek Lidow, Adelyn Zhou and Kirsten Green. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Margaret Keane for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Mastercard Conversations: Episode 1
    Mastercard Conversations, a new series by CEO Michael Miebach, featuring business leaders who discuss how they are responding to some of the biggest challenges in business, innovation and...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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