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


Dr. Harold  Henderson, DMin/CEP

Dr. Harold Henderson, DMin/CEP

Senior Vice President of Planned Giving

Dr. Harold Henderson was born in Watertown, New York, and has been a lifelong Nazarene. He has served in pastoral ministry for 34 years in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio.

His educational path took him to...Read More


Don Lain, DMin

Don Lain, DMin

Vice President of Gift Planning

Dr. Donald E. Lain was born in Kansas City and raised in a Nazarene parsonage. At age 13, his family became missionaries to Haiti after one year in Albertville, France. Don graduated from international high school in Port-au-Prince...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


Megan Motley

Megan Motley

Director of Marketing

Megan Motley began working at the Foundation in August of 2015, her first full-time position since graduating from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and moving back to the Kansas City area.

Megan was born and raised in Spring Hill...Read More


Elizabeth Watkins

Elizabeth Watkins

General Clerk

Elizabeth Watkins joined the Foundation in September of 2018. Prior to this, Elizabeth worked at the Global Ministry Center in the General Secretary’s Office, beginning in August of 2013.

Elizabeth was born in Richmond, Virginia...Read More