Trevor Hall is an educator, social entrepreneur, and film producer who believes in the power of story to ignite lasting growth and change. Over the course of his consulting career he provided services to the senior leadership of companies and organizations including: Creative Visions Foundation, The Martin Agency; RISE International; the City of Chicago; and the Global Creatives Network, inspired by TOYOTA. He is also the Founding Director of Open Roads Academy, a nonprofit organization that helps high school students from low-income families reach their potential through programs that combine adventure travel with and immersion in the documentary arts of film, photography and writing.
Trevor’s recent film credits include: Producer, Soufra: And the Refugee Food Truck (2017 Documentary Feature); Co-Producer, Journey Is The Destination (2016 Narrative Feature Film based on the life of photojournalist Dan Eldon); Associate Producer, Frame by Frame (2015 Documentary Feature), Associate Producer, Imba Means Sing (2015 Documentary Feature), Associate Producer, Mile 19 (2016 Documentary Short); and Executive Producer, Johnny Physical Lives (2015 Short Film).
Trevor’s expertise is founded on a Masters of Education from Harvard University, with a dual concentration in Learning and Teaching & Administration and Policy. After receiving his degree, he was awarded a three-year fellowship to serve as the Head Teaching fellow for Dr. Robert Coles, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor. Trevor was a recipient of the Derek Bok Award for Excellence in Teaching in each of his three years. In 2010, he edited a collection of Dr. Coles’ lectures into the book titled, Handing One Another Along, published by Random House. While teaching with Dr. Coles, Trevor also served as the Associate Editor of DoubleTake Magazine, a quarterly publication dedicated to showcasing literary and photographic essays that reveal extraordinary stories of everyday life. DoubleTake was a recipient of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence