Announcement of New CAO

Beau Chene CAO Announcement

September 28, 2015

The Beau Chene Homeowners Association is proud to announce Cristina M. Donovan as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) replacing Scott Day whose last day was Monday August 31, 2015.  Cristina was unanimously approved by the Beau Chene Homeowners Association Board of Directors at their meeting on Friday September 25, 2015.

To fill the open position of CAO a search committee was formed on August 14, 2015 and was comprised of HOA directors Jay Capouch, Lance Rase, deShea Richardson, Rowland Stalter, and Jay Whealdon.

Ads were placed on,, LinkedIn,,, Better Northshore Jobs, The Advocate, and Craigslist.  An email blast was also sent to residents who provided their email addresses to the HOA.

Over 90 applicants applied for the open position, and the large group was narrowed to the top 5 candidates.  Interviews were conducted from September 8-18, and the 5 member search committee unanimously chose Cristina M. Donovan as their choice for the new CAO.  Their decision was ratified by the board this past Friday September 25, 2015.

Cristina M. Donovan has lived in Beau Chene for 18 years, and is the married mother of 1 son.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration as well as a MBA.  She also holds the following designations: Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and Member of the National Association of Professional Women.

Cristina M. Donovan had previously been a sitting member of the Beau Chene Homeowners Association Board of Directors, a member of the Beau Chene finance committee, and a member of the Beau Chene governance committee.  She will resign all positions in order to take the role of CAO.

Cristina enjoys the lifestyle that Beau Chene offers.  She enjoys playing golf, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.  Please join me in congratulating Cristina M. Donovan as the new Chief Administrative Officer of Beau Chene.

Doug Tate
Vice President
Beau Chene Homeowners Association

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