Ed Coleman

Managing Director

Ed is a Managing Director within GTM’s lead tax practice focusing on client value and firmwide growth. He brings more than 30 years of experience serving Fortune 500, private equity owned, and large private corporate clients. Ed leads outsourcing and co-sourcing engagements in various industries including chemicals, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, energy, healthcare, and industrial manufacturing and distribution.

Ed leverages his diverse experience to help clients navigate multi-faceted, complex tax projects including carve-outs, standing up newly carved companies, acquisitions and integrations, the tax aspects of ERP implementations, international and state planning, multi-jurisdictional compliance matters, tax accounting method changes, and transfer pricing planning and documentation.

Prior to joining GTM, Ed spent 25 years at KPMG, most recently serving as a Tax Partner within the firm’s Business Tax Services corporate practice in Philadelphia for almost a decade. In his position, Ed was responsible for the delivery and coordination of a broad array of tax services with a focus on tax provisions, consolidated corporate tax returns, and tax technology solutions for both inbound and outbound multinational corporations. On tax provision engagements, he brings a valuable perspective having served as a preparer, reviewer, and an auditor throughout his career.

In addition to his tenure at KPMG, Ed’s previous public accounting positions include PwC and a regional firm, Smart & Associates. Ed also has in-house experience having served as the Tax Accounting Director at Teleflex. His work in industry provides Ed with the valuable perspective of being able to relate to the challenges and pressures faced by corporate tax leaders.

He is an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University in the Master of Business Tax Data Analytics program and has been a regular guest lecturer and panel presenter at Villanova.  Ed also currently serves on Villanova’s Advisory Council for Business Analytics and is actively involved in the United Way’s Lehigh Valley Tocqueville Society. He has served on several PICPA committees and is a former PICPA Chapter President for the Lehigh Valley.

Ed grew up in Maryland and currently resides in Macungie, PA in the Lehigh Valley with his wife and three children. In his free time, Ed enjoys traveling, skiing, charitable mission trips, attending sporting events, and any new adventures.




B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University
M.S. in Taxation from Villanova University