Tony Banout is the Senior Vice President at Interfaith America. He leads the team that manages Interfaith America’s philanthropic partnerships and stewards Interfaith America's Board of Directors. He has over a decade of experience in nonprofit management and leadership, working in diverse fields such as social services, civil rights, and private foundations. Tony holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where he worked on the intersections of democratic theory and religious diversity as a Provost Dissertation fellow and a fellow of the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion, and a B.A. in Business from St. John's University.