John Pyle


John Pyle has considerable past business ownership experience, including an Electronic Computer Programming Institute in Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Spain. In Puerto Rico, he owned Taco Maker and franchised 23 restaurants. He owned and ran wellness centers in Puerto Rico and has continued to market nutrition and wellness products.

In 1989 he founded Dads for Boys International, Inc. with the purpose of mentoring fatherless boys. This has been active in Central Florida, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the Dominican Republic. Now John is focused on expanding chapters of the program around the U.S. under America’s Fatherless Foundation.

Joanne Jacquart Pyle

Editor / Planning / Coordinator

Joanne is the author of fifteen non-fiction books, writing life-changing stories to inspire, challenge and offer hope. Her business background includes management and nutrition product sales.

Brought up as one of seven children in a single mom home, her heart is strongly united with John’s, working with the fatherless boys and single moms. She assists with planning activities and events, and builds relationships with the moms, offering emotional and spiritual support.

Eldin ( Al ) Pyle

Eldin ( AL ) Pyle

Aviation Director

AL is a commercial pilot and for the past nine years has been actively involved with supporting Dads for Boys ministry. He has accepted the position of Aviation Director for AFF and will oversee donated aircraft and offering free flights for fatherless youth.

He is a veteran and served in Vietnam. His business background includes managing ECPI computer schools in Puerto Rico and Spain, he owned a limozine service in Arizona, a concrete/swimming pool business in Florida where he also co-managed Dads for Boys ranch, and then moved back to Arizona where he returned to the aviation industry, working with an aerospace company. His wife, Colleen, also helps with planning and paperwork. They have been married for 26 years and we’re blessed to have them as part of our team.