Management and Staff
LCOA has an experienced staff who manage the day-to-day operational details of the association. The team is led by our business manager, Tommy Guest, who reports to and works closely with the board of directors. LCOA employs five full-time employees and has a roster of part-time, seasonal, and contract personnel. Profiles of key employees are detailed below.
Tommy Guest - Business Manager
 
Our Business Manager, Tommy Guest, joined LCOA in 2007 as a Project Manager. Tommy has extensive association management experience. Prior positions include Superintendent for the Lake Caroline Golf Club, Assistant Superintendent for The Country Club of Jackson, and Stadium Manager for an AA professional baseball team. Active in his community, Tommy has served as the Board President for Northbay Owners Association and held the senior leadership position with the Forest Hill Masonic Lodge. Tommy has a bachelor's degree from MSU. As Business Manager, Tommy is the senior executive on the staff, responsible for the day-to-day management of the association. 
Joseph A. Osteen (Al) - Project Manager
 
Al joined our association in 2018 and has extensive association management experience. Most recently he held the position of director of Golf Course Operations at Annandale Golf Club where he supervised many major construction and renovation projects and planned 14 PGA Tour Events. Al has been active in professional associations, serving on many boards and committees during his career.  He served as president for both the Louisiana-Mississippi Golf Course Superintendents Association and the Mississippi Turf Grass Association. He has a bachelor’s degree from MSU.
 
As Project Manager, Al has many responsibilities but his key responsibility is maintaining LCOA property including the amenities, common areas and equipment, and managing projects related to these areas. He supervises two full-time staff members.  
Gennifer McCrory - Administrative Assistant and Event Coordinator
 
Gennifer McCrory is the Administrative Assistant and Event Coordinator. In this role she handles front and back office support, News Notes, and supports the website. She coordinates association events and manages clubhouse reservations. Additionally, Gennifer provides notary services at no charge to Lake Caroline residents.
 
Gennifer has been employed with LCOA for over 10 years. Prior to joining Lake Caroline, she worked for the Mississippi Department of Health in the First Steps Program as an advocate and case manager for families and children with special needs. She is an alum of William Carey College.
Gene Gunalda - Residential Property Manager
 
Gene, our Residential Property Manager, oversees our property compliance program by inspecting LCOA properties weekly, recording violations of covenants, rules and regulations, and working with property owners to resolve violations. He responds to residents' concerns about potential violations. Additionally, Gene manages the boat registration and compliance program.
 
Tommy Oberhausen
 
Tommy handles facility maintenance and assists with projects as assigned. He has extensive mechanical experience and is well known in the Clinton area for his automobile repair work.