since Coleman Coates can remember, he has wanted to do creative work with peoples
from other nationalities. "Different cultures and languages fascinate me" says
Coates. Coates has lived and worked in Budapest, Hungary, St. Petersburg, Russia,
mainland China, and Peru. He holds a bachelor's degree in art & telecommunications
and has worked in advertising and marketing for seven years. Coates is also
a licensed elementary teacher having taught in Los Angeles and Massachusetts.
He recently completed an MBA in Boston.