John W. Kyle, Executive Director
John Kyle joined TFI in 2017. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience with global technology firms and nonprofits in North America and Europe. He is actively involved with the Capital Fellows program in the Washington D.C. area and has served as the executive director of that program since 2013. In addition to his work in the fellows community, John is the principal of Kyle Venture Advisors LLC, a consulting firm serving companies and nonprofits.
John holds a BS degree from the University of Kentucky where he also is a member of the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. He holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University and a Postgraduate Diploma in leadership from the University of Derby. John is currently in the final stage of a PhD in business and management at the University of Derby. John has been an ordained ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America since 1993. He and his wife, Shirley, live in Loudoun County, Virginia.
Morna Comeau, Program Support Director
Morna Comeau joined The Fellows Initiative in 2010, serving in staff roles, and as interim director. She served as director of the Fellows at The Falls Church Anglican from 2006 – 2015. Prior to that, Morna and her family were a host family for fellows for 5 years. Morna worked as program director for Birthmother Ministries, providing direct services for women in unplanned pregnancies, creating and leading training sessions for volunteers, and coordinating
volunteers. She has served as Director of the Women’s Ministry at The Falls Church Anglican. Morna was Director of the Labor and Associations Division of The United Way of the National Capital Area, planning and executing fundraising campaigns to support non-profits in the Washington DC area. Morna currently serves on the board and executive committee of The Fellows at the Falls Church Anglican. She and her husband Chris have raised three children, two of whom started their professional lives as fellows in other fellows programs. Morna and Chris live in Arlington, VA.
Dennis Doran, New Program Development Advisor
Dennis Doran is the founder and director of the Trinity Fellows Program in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dennis has been on staff at Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) since 2001 and has overseen the Trinity Fellows Program since its inception in 2002. He and his fellows leadership team launched their first class of Fellows in the year 2003–04 and also helped to launch The Fellows Initiative (TFI) in 2006. Dennis has served in an advisory capacity since the start of TFI, with a focus on
new program development. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Dennis has lived and worked all over the world from Europe to Australia and was previously in the business world and in youth ministry. He and his family live in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Kyle Royer, Director of Finance
A resident of the Washington, DC area for over thirty years, Kyle Royer has spent his professional career providing financial leadership to non-profit organizations. Kyle served as the Vice President for Finance & Administration at the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) for twenty-four years. During his tenure at the CCCU, he played a key role in corporate strategic planning, created and managed four departments, and oversaw the expansion of
program operations to eight international locations. Since 2013, Mr. Royer has been the principal of Royer Group, LLC, a financial and accounting services firm serving nonprofits in the Washington DC area. Mr. Royer also has extensive experience with non-profit boards, and is currently the Treasurer of Uganda Christian University Partners, Secretary/Treasurer of Development Effectiveness Ministries, and is on the Board of Directors of Word2Act.
Evan Norfleet, Operations Associate
Evan Norfleet is a Capital Fellow from Chapel Hill, NC who currently serves as an Operations Associate for The Fellows Initiative team. He recently earned his BA in Politics and International Affairs from Furman University, where he was involved in organizations including Student Government, the American Enterprise Institute Student Executive Council, and the Society of Tocqueville Fellows. His work experience has included internships at the Office of Senator Tim Scott,
the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, Ernst & Young, and the John Locke Foundation.