Dr. Troy Hall

Global Expert & Speaker on Talent Retention



Featured on the Today Show, ABC, Beyond the Business Radio Show, and CEO World, Dr. Troy Hall is an award-winning culture strategist, radio show host, speaker, author, and talent retention expert.

As the author of the Best Selling Title, Cohesion Culture: Proven Principles to Retain Your Top Talent, and co-author of a Best New Book Release, Mission Matters: World’s Leading Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Top Tips for Success, Dr. Troy was once told he did not have the talent to write. His mom, Fanny, reminded him, “It’s not the successes or failures that shape your life, it’s how you handle them.”

Around the Globe

His doctorate in Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship has sent him across the globe to help leaders create cultures of cohesion and retain top talent in their organizations.

With more than 40 years of practical leadership experience and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Dr. Troy's passion is helping others succeed. His consulting and executive coaching sessions have positively impacted organizational leaders around the globe on how to create cultures of cohesion to retain their top talent.

From the U.S. to Canada and the United Kingdom, from the Middle East to Africa, Asia, and Australia, Dr. Troy has spoken at global conferences as a subject matter expert on the topics of culture & leadership, strategy, and change.

International Development Educator

Dr. Troy is distinguished as an International Development Educator and recipient of the South Carolina State House Resolution for his Global Leadership Exchange program, an international mentoring program.

Dr. Troy developed the industry-recognized mentoring program for the Carolinas Credit Union League Protégé program. Using his executive performance coaching skills, he mentors emerging leaders through the College of Charleston's International MBA program where he also serves as a consulting advisor.

Dr. Troy has served on the boards of the School of Business for Charleston Southern University and Lowcountry Orphan Relief and is an advocate voice for raising funds and awareness for the South Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Award-winning Approach

For insights into his award-winning approach of developing a Cohesion Culture™, connect with Dr. Troy. Be sure to take the “quiz” to determine if your organization is on the right path. And, you can connect with him on all social media platforms @DrTroyHall.

"You don’t have to know everything, you just need to be teachable." - Dr. Troy


Dr. Troy travels the globe transforming organizations from the inside-out. His interactive keynotes are high impact and empower audiences to take the action necessary to create a culture that guarantees success.


With nearly 63% of the market actively searching for a new position, companies can no longer afford to settle for mere “job satisfaction.” 

Talent retention, not acquisition, is the single greatest challenge for business leaders in this globally competitive landscape. We know now that engagement just simply is not enough. In this high-powered and eye-opening presentation, Dr. Troy discloses how South Carolina Federal Credit Union transformed its everyday environment into a Cohesion Culture™ that has led to national recognition as a "Best Places to Work."

Dr. Troy walks through the proven process for retaining top talent and how it impacts your company culture and bottom line. It’s time to go from “good enough” to developing an environment that fosters belonging, value, and commitment. 

Key takeaways for audiences:

  • How and why a Cohesion Culture™ leads to extraordinary team performance results
  • Recognition of the three activities which readily define the existence of a culture of cohesion
  • Implementation of strategies on how to become a “Best Places to Work”

Learn the four key components of transformative leaders who inspire, influence, and enable others to attain successful outcomes not often achieved through a “transaction” mindset. Modeling impactful behaviors others want to imitate is a critical aspect of effective leadership. Great leadership creates more leaders.

This presentation delivers a succinct and growth-focused message explaining how Dr. Troy and his colleagues leveraged the impact of core values, beliefs, and attitudes in the development of positive behaviors and received national attention as a “Best Places to Work.”

Key takeaways for audiences:

  • The understanding of the impact of core values to sustain a Cohesion Culture™
  • The four components of transformational leadership
  • An understanding of why transformative behaviors retain talent

What is Influence Thinking? It is a mindset based on the involvement of outside counsel that can lead to a more positive decision or outcome.

Retaining talent for the future requires a leader mindset powered by Influence Thinking. Through powerful examples that have shown success at South Carolina Federal, Dr. Troy will teach leaders how to utilize Influence Thinking to build more cohesive organizations. 

Key takeaways for audiences:

  • The three aspects of Influence Thinking™ and how to implement them in your own business
  • How to avoid “Garbage Day Thinking” and move to action-oriented achievements
  • The steps necessary to turn a vision into an achievable goal

In a culture focused so heavily on growth, why do leaders often make the mistake of giving up on the sapling because it’s not the tree? In this presentation, Dr. Troy shares his global experiences of talent retention, explaining how and why leaders should consider developing employees from seeds to trees. Learn the art of cultivating, collaborating, and reinvigorating talent to achieve high levels of performance. Using segments of the Dr. Troy Talent Retention Model™, participants are exposed to the fundamentals of mentoring, organizational internships, and executive coaching.

Key takeaways for audiences:

  • Three easy steps to cultivate talent in your own organization
  • The two rules of collaboration and how to implement them
  • Four activities to immediately reinvigorate a team

What do you teach your child when you believe you’re going to die? Dr. Troy shares his own life-changing story he learned from his mother after her cancer diagnosis at the age of 12.

Our Unrecognizable Truths™ reflect how life experiences, events, and choices shape who we are. Dr. Troy implements these principles in this heartwarming keynote centered around aligning with a meaningful purpose, engaging your passion, and feeding the progress loop of performance. The foundations of this lesson built his company’s national reputation as a “Best Places to Work.”

Key takeaways for audiences:

  • The greatest lesson of character development from a mom inflicted with a life-threatening disease
  • Why circumstances are just events
  • How the choices you make build character



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Multibillion-dollar organizations trust Dr. Troy to come in and move their teams to action. If you are serious about bringing in an expert who will ignite change and provide the building blocks of a Cohesion Culture™ that transforms your organization and bottom line, get started below.