(317) 428-8086

Location

2750 East 146th St. Ste 200-B,
Carmel, IN 46033

Phone

(317) 428-8086

Meet Us

Staff

Cohoat and O’Neal Management Corp. was established on January 1, 2011 to provide a scope of services related to the golf industry.

 The wealth of knowledge that Matt Cohoat and Doc O’Neal bring to this area of expertise is considerable, with outstanding success.

John "Doc" O'Neal

Co-Founder/Executive VP

“Doc” O’Neal is a lifelong resident of Carmel, Indiana. Doc’s background includes the establishment of a private golf Club, The Bridgewater Club, the premier golf and residential community in the State of Indiana including a 750-acre high end residential development. The Bridgewater Club includes an 80,000 square foot clubhouse, including fitness, swimming, outstanding food and beverage, large events including wedding receptions, a 9-hole executive golf course and an 18-hole Pete Dye Championship golf course which was host to the 2005 Junior Solheim Cup.

In addition, Doc was President of Crooked Stick Golf Club, President of the Carmel Dads’ Club, and founding President of the Indiana Golf Foundation and was responsible for raising the necessary funds ($ 2,500,000) to build the Gongaware Golf Academy located in Franklin, Indiana. Doc was Chairman of the 1993 U.S. Women’s Open Championship played at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana. He has been directly involved in assisting over 7,000 young people in learning and understanding all facets of the game of golf.

Doc’s golf accomplishments include Captain and MVP of the Purdue University Men’s Golf Team, 1987 Indiana Runner-up Player of the Year, Indiana State Amateur Runner-up in 1997, Crooked Stick Club Champion in 1980 and 1988, the 1982 Northern Open Champion, and Doc was inducted into the Indiana High School Hall of Fame in 1993.

Doc is married to Carol Culp O’Neal and they have four children and six granddaughters.

(317) 428-8086

doneal@cohoatandoneal.com

Colin O'Neal

Chief Operating Officer

Colin joined Cohoat and O’Neal Management in January 2017 as the Director of Operations, after 3 years with Applied Golf Management (based in New Jersey). His experience with Applied Golf included 2 years as Club Manager for an 18-hole Semi-Private operation in Western Massachusetts (Hickory Ridge). His biggest accomplishments with Applied Golf included increased sales in Golf Membership, Outing and Banquet Business, Community Involvement, and hosting State and National Golf Tournaments for all age groups. As of 2022, Colin now serves as Chief Operating Officer of Cohoat and O’Neal Management.

Colin is a graduate of Carmel High School (’03) and Purdue University (’07, B.S. Sales Management).

During Colin’s time at Purdue University, he was involved in the growth of his Major (Sales Management). His involvement in Pi Sigma Epsilon, a National Sales Fraternity (Events Chair-2006-2007), Purdue’s Corporate Sponsorship Program (Team Leader), and Purdue’s Regional Sales Team all assisted to the growth in numbers to the School and provided new opportunities for future students in this Major. Colin was selected by his Professors to be a Teaching Assistant and Group Leader in numerous course studies that pertained to the Sales Management Major at Purdue University.

Colin’s playing career includes All-Conference (MIC, Carmel H.S. 2002), State Championship contestant (Carmel H.S. 2002 & 2003), Indiana State Amateur Championship contestant (2012 & 2013), and Wood Wind Club Champion (2011 & 2012).
Colin takes pride in the relationships he has with family, friends, associates, and business partners. Colin’s primary business objective is to promote the Game of Golf within local, State, and National Markets and preserving and growing Golf Operations in those markets.

Colin and fiancee, Shelby, are the proud parents of Magnolia Willow O’Neal (born August 6, 2020).

(317) 353-5590

coneal@cohoatandoneal.com

Lisa Morrissett

Director of Special Events

Lisa is an experienced golf industry veteran and a multi-faceted and engaging operations/special event leader with a demonstrated passion for building high-performance team cultures that draw out the best in people. Career highlights include assisting World Golf Hall of Famer Betsy King launch her inaugural LPGA tour stop in Betsy’s hometown of Reading, Pa., and helping the 1995 (The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.) and 1998 (Blackwolf Run, Kohler, Wis.) US Women’s Open Championships to smash all previous attendance and corporate hospitality sales.

She spearheads each C&O managed property’s civic engagement effort and leads the Event Management team. Selected as a Western Golf Association Director in 2021, she also coordinates the caddie program which provides exceptional summer employment for students and the opportunity for them to apply for the Evans Scholarship, a full tuition and housing college scholarship to high-achieving caddies with limited financial means.

An Indianapolis native and graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in journalism, Lisa played on the women’s golf team for four years where she won two collegiate titles, was co-captain in her senior year, and twice selected to the Academic All-Big 8 team. Other playing highlights include victories in the 1989 and 1990 Indianapolis Women’s City Championship, the 1992 Women’s Tennessee Amateur Championship, and being named the 2002 Indiana Women’s Golf Association’s Player of the Year.

 Having competed in 16 USGA Championships and a variety of other national and international events, Lisa continues to play in golf tournaments at every level. She is the proud mom of Amy Jayne.

lmorrissett@cohoatandoneal.com

Matt Cohoat

Co-Founder/CEO/Chairman

Matt is Chief Financial Officer of Becknell Industrial Properties, a privately held full-service real estate developer and owner of nearly 45 million square feet of industrial warehouse and distribution properties located in 35 states across the United States.  Matt is responsible for strategic planning, accounting, finance, IT, HR and administrative services at Becknell.

Prior to joining Becknell, Matt was Chief Investment Officer of Estridge Homes assisting with development. Matt was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Duke Realty Corporation ($8.0 billion publicly traded real estate investment trust). Matt was named to that position in January, 2003. He had had been with Duke since 1990, serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer before his 2003 promotion.

Before joining Duke, Matt spent eight years with Ernst & Young. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Purdue University in 1982 and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Matt is a Board of Directors Member of several local organizations and charities

Matt earned an Evans Scholarship to Purdue University through the Evans Scholars program as a caddy and was instrumental in bringing a caddy program to Wood Wind Golf Club in 2009 and Prairie View Golf Club in 2013.

Matt and his wife Jan have four children, Jimmy (Wife Alli), Kelly, Joey and Bobby. Matt and Jan have one granddaughter. They are active members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church.

Jarod Downing

VP- Financial Services

jdowning@cohoatandoneal.com

Randy Adcock

VP- Agronomy

randy@prairieviewgc.com

Katy Head

Director of Human Resources & Administration

khead@cohoatandoneal.com

Bryan Mier

Controller

bmier@cohoatandoneal.com

Jake Hopkins

Communication Manager

jhopkins@cohoatandoneal.com

Jeff Cohoat

VP- Sales

jcohoat@cohoatandoneal.com

Brooke Beegle

Tournament & Outing Manager

bbeegle@cohoatandoneal.com