Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Julian Coleman
Chicago

1 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Tel: 312.205.0901
Email: jcoleman@wipfli.com

Services

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

Education

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

Julian G. Coleman, Jr., CPA

Partner

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.

Certifications

  • 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