Our Staff

Our Staff


Kenneth R. Roney, J.D.

Kenneth R. Roney, J.D.

President

Kenneth R. Roney is the President of the Church of the Nazarene Foundation. Prior to serving in his present position, he served as the Executive Vice President for the Foundation, assisted Stewardship Development Ministries, Nazarene Theological Seminary, various mission partnerships... Read More


Mark Lail, DMin

Mark Lail, DMin

Executive Vice President

Mark E. Lail was selected as the Executive Vice President for the Nazarene Foundation by Board election in March 2012. He served as Director of Stewardship Ministries for The Church of the Nazarene from 2008 to 2018 while also providing dual leadership at the Foundation. Prior to his... Read More



Jon Twitchell

Jon Twitchell

Vice President of Gift Planning

Jonathan K. Twitchell joined the Nazarene Foundation in the fall of 2015. Jon was born and raised in Maine and attended Eastern Nazarene College, graduating in 1998 with a degree in youth ministry... Read More


Felicia  Thornhill, MBA/CPA

Felicia Thornhill, MBA/CPA

Director of Finance

Felicia Thornhill joined the Foundation team in July of 2012. Prior to that, she was in public accounting for 11 years where she provided individual and business tax preparation, as well as financial compilations, reviews, and audits for nonprofit... Read More


David Taggart

David Taggart

Assistant Director of Finance

David Taggart joined the Foundation in October 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in non-profit finance, the majority of which were spent serving in the Global Treasury Services for the Church of the Nazarene... Read More


Rebecca Rodeheaver

Rebecca Rinker

Director of Marketing

Rebecca began working at the Foundation in January 2020, after serving bivocationally in communications for the USA/Canada Regional Office of the Church of the Nazarene and at Shawnee Church of the Nazarene as the associate pastor of worship arts... Read More


Kelee Prince

Kelee Prince

General Clerk

Kelee began working at the Foundation in August of 2019. She grew up in Newport, Vermont, a rural area on the Canadian border. She decided to pursue a B.A. in Literatures in English at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, and added... Read More


Tyler Waters-Smith

Tyler Waters-Smith

Accounting Clerk

Tyler began working at the Foundation in October 2018. Prior to this, Tyler worked as a coffee barista while he and his wife, Mary Elizabeth, transitioned into their new life together in Kansas City. Tyler grew up in Sandersville, Georgia... Read More