Meet Our Management Team

Here's our management team:

 Joseph F. O'Neil, D.M.D  (Chairman of the Board) Dr. O'Neil has served on the faculties of five universities and has spoken to dental and orthodontic groups throughout North America, Australia, and Japan. His articles have appeared in Dental Economics, The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, and The American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. O'Neil is a nationwide recipient of the Pegasus Award for Creativity from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. He is also an adviser to the Torrance Center for Creativity at the University of Georgia and has served as Director of Practice Administration for leading orthodontic graduate programs. Dr. O'Neil is a Frank G. Dickey Fellow at the University of Kentucky, and a 2021 Distinguished Alumnus at The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.



 Colby S. Chisholm (President) - Colby is a sales and marketing professional with a background in healthcare and mass media marketing. After graduating with a BS at Frostburg State University, he began working in marketing services and business development in both the behavioral health and vision managed-care industries. His marketing experience grew while managing both national and local client advertising and promotional needs in the arts and entertainment news community. Colby received several awards for campaigns and advertising, including a 1st place Palmy Award from the South Carolina Press Association for non-profit advertising. Outside of helping grow professional practices, Colby enjoys spending time with his children, bicycling, playing ice hockey, and enjoying the outdoors.



  Kara O'Neil Chisholm, MBA (Vice President) - Kara is a speaker and consultant focusing on orthodontic marketing strategy, orthodontic team development, and presentation skills for the specialist in orthodontics. She has worked in advertising and health care marketing. Kara completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia and The College of Charleston, graduating magna cum laude. She obtained her graduate degree in business, also with honors, from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. Email:


 Stacy Mae Chisholm (Security, Accounts Receivable) - Stacy joins O'Neil & Associates from Palmetto Paws Animal Rescue. As the shop-dog, you may find Stacy napping, receiving treats, or announcing the arrival of postal and UPS workers. It's a ruff life, but somebody has to do it.


We are always glad to talk with you (1.800.332.0148) or if you are ever in historic Charleston, South Carolina, we hope you'll come by and see us.