Ms. Coatman is the Chief Operating Officer of Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC. Ms. Coatman oversees all administrative and business functions of the firm in addition to managing of all technology and computer information systems. Ms. Coatman is a native of the Greeley area and has worked with managing partner, G. Brent Coan since 1997. In 1997, she started as the firm’s errand runner at the same time she was starting her first year of college. Ms. Coatman was quickly promoted to legal assistant, paralegal and then senior paralegal. In addition to her paralegal responsibilities, she has managed the firm’s information technology systems for many years. Ms. Coatman received her undergraduate degree in history from the University of Northern Colorado in 2002 and has a Master’s Degree in Information Systems.