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,  who reports to and works closely with the board of directors. LCOA has a staff of full-time employees and a roster of part-time, seasonal, and contract personnel to serve you. Profiles of key employees are detailed below.
Ron Ohlmeyer - Interim Business Manager
Ron Ohlmeyer serves as our Interim Business Manager. Ron has over 30 years’ experience in financial services. He has held numerous leadership positions, from Vice President of a local bank to a business owner. He holds a Bachelor’s in Banking and Finance and a Master’s in Business Administration, both from Mississippi State University.
He first moved to Lake Caroline in 1997 and currently lives in Camden Pointe III with his wife Paula. Ron has a long history of volunteerism at Lake Caroline. He currently serves on the Finance Committee, and he is a former advisory board member and past president of the Camden Court HOA.

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Jeff Portwood - Executive Director (effective April 3, 2023)
Jeff is a Mississippi native. He grew up in Vicksburg and has a Masters from Mississippi State. Jeff lived and worked in Texas for a number of years and moved to Lake Caroline in 2022. He has many years of senior leadership experience including roles as Senior Vice President of Fourstar (USA) Real Estate Group, Senior Operations Manager of Temple-Inland, and Owner/Principal Broker of lronGate Land Company. Jeff also managed a large homeowners association in Texas. 
Jeff and his wife Tracy live in The Shores. 
Liz Alford - Controller
A graduate of Millsaps, Liz has a Masters in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is highly qualified, having worked as an Auditor, Accounting Manager, Senior Systems Manager, and Controller. In addition to working for the State of Mississippi, she has worked for Ernst and Young, and Horne. Prior to joining our team, she worked with Dickerson Petroleum.
Experienced in all aspects of financial management, Liz manages and provides oversight for the accounting functions on a day-to-day basis, including, but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bank reconciliation, and general ledger accounting. She produces the financial reports necessary for an association of our size and complexity, as well as monitors our financial performance, and assists with long-range planning to facilitate our financial health. She works in concert with our executive director, board of directors, and finance committee.
Liz and her husband live in Camden Lake with their two small children.
Gene Gunalda - Project Manager
Gene, our Project Manager, 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 the operations staff.  
Previously, Gene served as our Residential Property Manager. 
Danielle Hopson -Residential Property Manager
Danielle Hopson, 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. She responds to residents' concerns about potential violations. Additionally, Danielle manages the boat registration and compliance program.
Additional Staff
Two Administrative Assistants - Dawn Gray and one open position
Maintenance Supervisor  - Darryl Hopson
Two Maintenance and Project Assistants - Scotty Jones and one open position
Seasonal Pool Attendants