Craig Coleman President

MILESTONES

  • Obtained CPA license in 2000
  • Promoted to Senior Manager at Ernst and Young in 2006
  • Co-founded Coastal Payroll in 2007
  • Board member & Past President of the Independent Payroll Providers Association

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Co-founded Coastal after spending 8 years in accounting and management consulting at Ernst and Young. Began his career in Washington D.C. and transferred to sunny San Diego in 2001. Since 2007, Craig has helped lead the team at Coastal with a primary focus on operations and delivering world class customer service to clients.

Craig Coleman

PERSONAL NOTES

Craig enjoys spending free time with his family, loves motivational quotes and learning about successful people and businesses. He is also an avid golfer and can usually be found near a pool or at the beach.

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Project management
  • Loves to learn and develop others
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to ‘stay cool’ in the face of challenges

OUR MOST RECENT POSTS

4 Reasons This Is Our Favorite Award

Coastal Payroll has been selected as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal! We are as thrilled by this announcement as we were the first year we made the list.  Read More >

What Makes This Inc. 5000 Listing So Special?

We’re just thrilled to let you know Coastal is on the Inc. 5000 list again! In fact, we’ve been on the list multiple years in a row as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in America. For the last few years, when we received Read More >

Why Is HR More Important Now Than Ever?

It’s been stated again and again—2020 is a truly unprecedented time. And with all the changes comes increased exposure for the HR profession. Now more than ever, people are turning to our profession for expertise, guidance, and the latest Read More >