Coleman spent the first part of his career in financial services, working in both sales and management. He started in a management training program with Wachovia Bank before taking a role with a private wealth management firm that had recently spun out of Merrill Lynch. There he not only helped manage the firm’s existing $800 million in assets, but he also successfully built up his own book of business. In 2008, Coleman realized his entrepreneurial passion for bringing ideas to life when he launched his first company, Dore Duds.
Coleman received his Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University. He received his MBA from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler, where he was president of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club and a Carolina Venture Fellow with Parish Capital. Originally from the Alabama Gulf Coast, Coleman enjoys anything on the water, playing hoops, a round of golf, all things Vandy sports, and spending time with the fam.