Partners, principals and associates

Julian Coleman Chicago

1 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606




Julian G. Coleman, Jr., CPA


Julian Coleman is a partner with more than 30 years of diversified accounting and auditing experience. His practice is devoted primarily to audits of private businesses, businesses and organizations regulated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and nonprofit organizations. Julian also works with hedge funds, private equity funds, brokers-dealers in securities, registered investment companies, and investment advisors. In addition, he is qualified as a system review team captain under the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) professional standards for peer reviewers.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • AICPA - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • ICPAS Audit and Assurance Services Committee - Former member
  • The Family Institute (TFI) at Northwestern University - Board member and finance committee chair
  • Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund (IIGF) - Board member and audit committee member
  • The Chicago Community Trust, African American Legacy Fund - Board member


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audit and attestation services
  • Business consulting
  • Taxation
  • Hedge fund and private equity partnership audits
  • HUD audits
  • Mortgage bankers 
  • Audits of brokers-dealers in securities


Purdue University - West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting