Gregory Coleman – Co-founder and Managing Director
Greg Coleman brings more than 15 years of management expertise to the C.Y. Strategy team. He has extensive experience leading teams through complex and rapidly changing situations and has advised early-stage, mid-stage, and Fortune 100 companies in a number of critical areas, including strategy, management, operations, business development, and marketing.
Mr. Coleman’s recent consulting work has included providing strategic planning for a national private equity trade association, providing strategic analyses and marketing recommendations to an online retailer of fitness equipment, conducting a comprehensive operations review for a division of a Fortune 100 company, and providing business development advice to an emerging engineering services corporation. His recommendations have been consistently praised by senior management and have resulted in measureable value creation for his clients. Prior to establishing C.Y. Strategy, Mr. Coleman served as the Deputy Commander of an Operations Support organization in the United States Air Force. In that role, he coordinated the output of six organizational departments while managing the utilization of over $233M in military aircraft inventory.
His experience in executive management, operations, training, compliance, and human resources enables Mr. Coleman to carefully guide his clients through effective and streamlined decision-making processes that lead to efficient utilization of resources and optimal results. Additionally, his work in the public and private sectors provides him a unique understanding of the challenges faced by both commercial and governmental entities.
Mr. Coleman received a Masters of Business Administration with a dual major in finance and entrepreneurial management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the United States Air Force Academy. He is also a graduate of United States Air Force Air Command and Staff College and is a graduate of the DOD Defense Acquisition University’s Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition training program.
Mr. Coleman serves in the District of Columbia Air National Guard where he is a senior pilot with over 60 combat and combat support missions in the Balkans and Middle East. Mr. Coleman also holds FactSet certifications in Advanced Financial Modeling and Applied Financial Modeling and maintains a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.