School Board



Hank Capps, Chair

Hank Capps is a Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Health and Engagement Officer at Novant Health. He previously served as the chief operating officer of the Novant Health Physician Network as well as chief operating officer and chief medical information officer of the Novant Health Medical Group. Dr. Capps graduated from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. and received his medical degree from East Carolina Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, N.C. He and his wife Jennifer have two children at the Academy. He is serving his third year as a board member.

Mike Wallace, Secretary

Mike Wallace has faithfully served both SouthLake Christian Academy and SouthLake Presbyterian Church for the past 17 years.  His roles have included both Minister of Music and Lower School Music Teacher.  Mr. Wallace studied music first at Brevard College in western North Carolina and later at The Manhattan School of Music.  During his time in New York City, Mr. Wallace became actively involved in a Brazilian Church plant.  It was here that he met his wife, Iris.  Mike and Iris have since spent much of their lives together ministering cross culturally in Newark, New Jersey as well as in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Wallace currently serves as Director of Facilities for the Academy.

Jed Belvin

Jed Belvin graduated from Furman University with a BA in Economics. He has been at RR Donnelley in sales for 27 years. His wife Audrey is a seventh-grade teacher at the Academy, and they have two boys, a 2019 SouthLake Christian graduate and a sophomore. Jed has attended Southlake Church for 10 years where he serves as an Elder, and he is serving his third year as a board member.

Mark Clark

Mark Clark is an Elder at SouthLake Presbyterian Church. He was raised in a military family that settled in North Carolina. He married his high school sweetheart, Kim, 42 years ago.  They have 11 children, eight of whom graduated from SouthLake. Their oldest daughter Hailey taught at Southlake for ten years. Mr. Clark has been in government service for 38 years working for the FAA, currently as a District Manager. He is responsible for 15 air traffic facilities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. He plans to retire at the end of this year.

Shannon Kline

Shannon Kline has been a SouthLake parent for 14 years. She and her husband Joey have one son who graduated in 2019 and two remaining sons at the school. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UNCC and currently owns and operates two business franchises. Over the years, she has served in several volunteer capacities at SouthLake and looks forward to what the future holds for SouthLake Christian and its students. She is serving her first year as a board member.

Traci Helms

Tracy Helms and her husband Chris have three boys who have all attended SouthLake Christian since Junior Kindergarten.  She has a master’s degree in counseling and has worked in mental health care with both children, teens, and adults before becoming a stay at home mom.  She has served as a Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) Board member for the past eight years, as well as a school volunteer in many capacities.  She feels blessed to be a part of SouthLake Christian and looks forward to seeing how God continues to work through the school. She is serving her first year as a board member.

Sam Mount

Sam Mount and his wife Kaye have been blessed with seven children and seven grandchildren. They have been members of Southlake Presbyterian Church for 18 years. Sam currently serves as a church elder and believes strongly in the authority and veracity of the Bible as the authority for the faith and practice of all believers. He has worked with IBM for 18 years, currently serving as a Client Executive. He is serving his first year as a board member.