Todd Deatherage is the Co-Founder of Telos, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit dedicated to the formation of communities of American peacemakers across lines of difference to bring healing to conflict at home and abroad. Telos’ primary area of focus has been on America’s relationship to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In more recent years, they’ve developed programming aimed at addressing issues of racial injustice in the U.S. Prior to Telos, Todd previously worked at the U.S. State Department in the Office of International Religious Freedom and the Secretary of State’s Office of Policy Planning. He previously spent a decade on Capitol Hill, including six years as the chief of staff to U.S. Senator Tim Hutchinson. He is a native Arkansan and graduate of the University of Arkansas, and began his career as an educator. He and his wife Judi have four adult children and live in Annandale, Virginia.