Roger appears in the
Top 100 People in Finance
for 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Roger Coleman is a noble leader on a mission to make the world a better place, driven by philanthropy and the public good throughout both his life and career. He’s a 28 Life Member of the Plandome Fire Department, chief for six years, which is a member of the 8th Battalion, one of the largest battalions in New York. They were called in to Ground Zero on September 11, 2001. The experience ultimately led him to launching Tuesday’s Children as a founding board member, an organization dedicated to serving families impacted by terrorism, military conflict, or mass violence. In the 21 years of its existence, Tuesday’s Children (TC) has served over 45,000 individuals, and continues its mission by providing a lifetime of healing for families who have been forever changed by terrorism, military conflict, or mass violence. Once again, he will lead TC onto the NASDAQ to close the markets with the families in honor of 9-11.
Roger spent 37 years on Wall Street as a managing director, and as the founder of a new division in the financial services industry—corporate services—he’s considered the father of the global equity administration, a multibillion-dollar industry. He also served as managing director for Morgan Stanley, overseeing more than 300 professionals, managing $26 billion, and maintaining leadership over 100 Fortune 500 clients. In acknowledgement of his accomplishments and expertise, Roger was regularly featured in Barron’s Top 100 Advisors, was recently inducted to Barron’s Hall of Fame, and has been featured in Barron’s Magazine, Wealth Management, Fox Business, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Fortune. After successfully exiting Wall Street, he founded Coleman Group Partners in 2016, where his desire to help has been the driving force of its core value of impact investing, as seen in his work with companies such as Disaster Tech, Onew Inc, Ripple, and many others. There, he leads deal sourcing and evaluation of mid-to-late-stage private equity investment opportunities and facilitates comprehensive industry and company market analyses and valuations to determine return on investment and potential risks.
Now, Roger is continuing his mission as the co-founder of Disaster Tech, a public benefit company focused on saving lives, protecting communities, and preserving the environment, with partners such as Microsoft, NVIDIA, NSF, the U.S. Air Force, FEMA, the DoD, and others. Launched in October of 2019, Disaster Tech (DT) offers the world’s first comprehensive, end-to-end data aggregation and data science platform, providing real-time analytics and decision support for research and risk management of natural hazards, climate change, and disasters. As there is no other platform that can provide this level of real-time situational awareness and high-velocity performance at scale, Roger and the practitioner led team plan to develop Disaster Tech into the go-to resource for cross-sector private and public agencies and disaster managers.
Co-founder and President
Disaster Technologies, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Coleman Group Partners, LLC