Meet the Staff


Nate Mauney
Nate Mauney

Nate is the Program Director at Forest Hill Ballantyne. He loves getting to know the students, living in community in with them, and building friendships that go beyond…

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Sarah Kay Whitmore
Sarah Kay Whitmore

Sarah Kay serves as the Volunteer Specialist at our Ballantyne campus. She is passionate about students knowing God and developing them as leaders in the church. She has previously…

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Alana Floyd
Alana Floyd

Alana is the Student Intern for Advance at Forest Hill Ballantyne. She loves getting to hang out with students and encourage them to grow spiritually. She is from…

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Gage Thompson
Gage Thompson

Gage is the Program Director at our Fort Mill campus. He’s been in ministry for seven years and is very passionate about investing in students and empowering them…

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Lindsay Knuckles
Lindsay Knuckles

Lindsay is the Volunteer Coordinator at our Fort Mill campus. She’s passionate about students choosing kindness and living unashamedly in the freedom found in Christ. She believes the…

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Roland Chandler
Roland Chandler

Roland is the Program Director at the South Blvd campus. Although his hometown of Palmyra, Virginia boasts being home to one traffic light and the world’s least entertaining…

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Ellie Lacey
Ellie Lacey

Ellie is the Volunteer Coordinator at our South Park campus She was born and raised in Rock Hill, SC but has always loved adventuring and traveling to see…

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Terrell Huntley
Terrell Huntley

Terrell is the Program Director at our Uptown campus. He was born and raised close by in Concord, NC. His passion is to see all students experience Jesus in…

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Lexie Quesada
Lexie Quesada

Lexie is one of the Family Ministry Interns for our Forest Hill Uptown campus. It is her passion to help students find their identity in Christ and to feel…

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Gray Gardner
Gray Gardner

Gray is the Program Director at Forest Hill Waxhaw and is passionate about inspiring students to know and love Jesus Christ in every part of their lives. Since…

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Siobhan Cress
Siobhan Cress

As the Waxhaw Volunteer Coordinator, Siobhan connects with students and coordinates volunteers at our Waxhaw campus. Her passion for students comes from her desire for them to know…

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Bekah manages the database, calendar, budget, and supplies for Family Ministry (Kids@FHC and ADVANCE). She seeks to serve our families by making sure every kid and student has fun…

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Chess Hoyle
Chess Hoyle

Chess is a digital designer hailing from Hickory, NC.  As the Production Designer, Chess creates all graphics, videos, and other media used within our ministry.  He also leads…

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Laura Wilson
Laura Wilson

Laura is responsible for bringing together the details for Trips and Events. She organizes who does what, and what goes where to help make things fun and memorable within…

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