Julian G. Coleman, Jr., CPA


Mr. Coleman is a Partner of Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC. He has practiced public accounting for over 30 years. He leads HCL’s Audit and Assurance Practice. He has extensive experience in auditing and attestation services, serving businesses in diverse industries. He is also experienced at business consulting, internal audit and taxation.

Previous Experience

Mr. Coleman started his career at the Chicago office of Peat Marwick Mitchell, now known as KPMG. He has held supervisory and management positions with prominent national and local CPA firms in the Chicago area. In 1995, he formed his own accounting firm, Julian G. Coleman Jr., & Company, LTD. In October, 2005, Mr. Coleman merged his practice into Horwich Coleman Levin LLC.

Areas of Professional Service

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Accounting
  • Income Tax
  • Management Advisory Services
  • Internal Audit Outsourcing


  • Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Purdue University / West Lafayette, Indiana. (Graduated with honors in three years)


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member Illinois CPA Society
  • AICPA Government Audit Quality Center – Firm Team Leader
  • Member AGN-NA Audit and Accounting Share group
  • AICPA Peer Review Team Captain
  • Former Member of The Illinois CPA Society Audit and Assurance Services Committee
  • Former Member Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Group, Wilmette, IL

Civic Affiliations

  • Board Member – The Family Institute at Northwestern University, serves on the Finance and Audit Committee
  • Board Member – State of Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund – serves on the Audit Committee
  • Board Member, African American Legacy Fund (AAL), a Chicago Community Trust affiliate
  • Member, Metropolitan Club of Chicago
  • Member, Evanston Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Former Member, Advisory Board Kendall College Culinary School
  • Former Member, Finance Committee, First United Methodist Church, Evanston, IL
  • Recipient of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Outstanding Business Executive Award