Mathew B. Holloway is the founder of Conversations by Courage, a consulting practice dedicated to connected ideas, sectors, and communities for collective well-being. With over ten years of experience in developing social change in rural, urban, and international settings, he also holds a M.S. in Conflict Resolution from the University of San Diego. As a restorative scholar-practitioner and skilled storyteller, his focus delves into the realms of social pain, care, and conflict within the landscape of U.S. public affairs. As the nation reaches its 250th anniversary in 2026, his work seeks to re-story the public discourse around these critical issues.