Our Firm

We combine the resources of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we are always here for immediate assistance.

Please take a moment and read more about our people, our history, our credentials, and our areas of specialization. If you have any questions or would like more detailed information about how we can help you, don't hesitate to contact us. We are honored to serve you.


The founders believe that a CPA firm is only as good as the associates it employs. We have worked hard over the past 16 years to hire those who not only have a high level of experience and technical expertise, but also those who believe in hard work and customer service. We believe we have assembled, and continue to assemble, a team of professionals who have a passion for the profession second to none.


Gregory L. Nowling, CPA, Founding Shareholder, Director of Audit Services, Director of Quality Control

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, Bachelor of Science in Accounting/28 years of experience in multi-family affordable housing and nonprofits/18 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Bloomington, Indiana/Wife, Amy /Children, Brandon (26), Kennedy (16), Addison (11), and Jackson (8)/Hobbies include collecting 1960’s/1970’s and Vietnam War era memorabilia, martial arts training, and anything on the water
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Glenn R. Comer, CPA, Founding Shareholder, Firm Director

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Accounting/over 30 years of experience in nonprofits, taxation, small business consulting, homeowner/condominium associations/18 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Luray, Virginia/Wife, Linda (Plastic Surgery Consultant)/Children, Jarod (30)/Hobbies and personal enjoyments including keyboards and percussion



Shawn D. Dreiman, CPA, Shareholder, Taxation

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, Bachelor of Science in Accounting /18 years of experience in taxation (federal, state, local, multi-state, real estate, multi-family affordable housing and nonprofits) /2 years with ComerNowling/ Hometown: Vincennes, Indiana / Wife, Angela / Children: Dylan (15), Marissa (13) / Hobbies include attending children's sporting and other activities, spending time with family and friends, playing golf, and attending collegiate and professional sporting events (IU Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts).




Douglas O. Jones, CPA, Shareholder, Nonprofits, Homeowner Associations

Indiana University/over 30 years of experience in nonprofits and taxation/8 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Wurtzburg, Germany/Wife, Bonnie/Children, Neill(26), Wesley(24)



Cami Demaree, CPA, Senior Manager Nonprofit Auditing, Multi-Family Affordable Housing, and Employee Benefit Plans

University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana/29 years of experience in nonprofits and employee benefit plans/4 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Columbia City, Indiana/Husband, David/Child, Kaylie (17)/Hobbies and personal enjoyments include collecting primitive antiques, outdoor activities, roller coasters, and spending time with family and friends.



Dawn Becker, Senior Manager Homeowner Associations, Condominium Associations and Multi-Family Affordable Housing

Over 30 years of experience/16 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Michigan/mother and a grandma. Hobbies and personal enjoyments include walking, running, biking, working in the yard, trips to the beach and spending time with her family and friends.




Ronald B. Coleman Jr., CPA Candidate, Senior Audit Manager Multi-Family Affordable Housing

Saint Joseph College, Rensselaer, Indiana, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Player(Captain)/12 years of experience/10 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Chicago, Illinois/Wife, Gretchen/ Children Adalynn (2) and Cameron (1)/Hobbies and personal enjoyments include exercising/basketball, flag football, traveling, bowling, corn hole, Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls




Christina M. DeWitt, CPA, Senior Audit Manager Multi-Family Affordable Housing

Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana: Bachelor of Arts - Major in Accounting/ 15 years of experience in governmental accounting and bond financing / Hometown: Greensburg, Indiana / Husband: Brian (Sales) / Hobbies and personal enjoyments include spending time with friends and family, running, volunteering with Love of Labs rescue organization, boating and anything outdoors..




Bengu Powell, CPA, Senior Audit Manager Homeowner Associations, Condominium Associations and Nonprofits

Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana and Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey/15 years of experience/12 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Burdur, Turkey/Husband, Kyle (Engineer)/Children, Colton (9), Hudson (6)/Hobbies and personal enjoyments include tennis, outdoor activities and water sports/Member and past treasurer of the American-Turkish Association in Indiana



Nicole E. Aasen, CPA, Senior Audit Manager Mulit-Family Affordable Housing

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, BA in Anthropology & Sociology, MS in Accounting/7 years of public accounting experience/5 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Carmel, Indiana/Husband, Adam Aasen (owner / manager of Donatello's Italian Restaurant)/Hobbies and personal enjoyments include reading, visiting zoos and volunteering with cheetahs.



Jessica Beatty, CPA Candidate, Audit Manager Multi-Family Affordable Housing and Nonprofits

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, BS in Accounting and Finance, Magna Cum Laude/3 years with ComerNowling/Hometown, Anderson, Indiana/fiancé Zach/Hobbies and personal interests include Disney, animals, traveling and spending time with friends and family.



Lindsey Rinehart, MBA, CPA, Senior Audit Manager Multi-Family Affordable Housing

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, BS in Accounting & Finance, MBA with concentration in financial analysis/7 years of public accounting experience/5 years with ComerNowling/Hometown, Noblesville, Indiana/Husband, Michael (software engineer)/Children, Lydia (4) and Nadia (1)/Hobbies and personal enjoyments include interior decorating, cooking and IU basketball.



Lindsey Howell, CPA, Senior Tax Manager

Cedarville University, Accounting and Finance major/MAcc from Bowling Green State University/11 years public accounting experience/5 years with ComerNowling/ Hometown Rensselaer, Indiana/husband Scott (Roche Diagnostics),/ Children Jackson (10), Josette (5) and Lincoln (3)/member of the AICPA.



Kathryn Cowgill, CPA Candidate, Senior Auditor, Multi-Family Affordable Housing and Nonprofits

University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, - BS in Accounting and Economics Minor/ 2 years in healthcare accounting/ Hometown- Carmel, Indiana/ Hobbies and interests include performing Arts, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.



Julie Juffer, CPA (inactive), Audit Staff Multi-Family Affordable Housing

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, Bachelor of Science in Accounting / 20 years of experience / Hometown: Fishers, Indiana / Husband, Ben (teacher) / Children, Sarah (15) & Clayton (13) / Hobbies and personal enjoyments include traveling, outdoor activities & spending time with friends & family.



Evan Leach, CPA Candidate, Audit Staff, Multi-Family Affordable Housing and Nonprofits>

University of Indianapolis, Bachelor of Science in Accounting / Hometown: Indianapolis / Hobbies & Interests include Golf, hanging with friends and family, and watching and playing sports.



Abigail Ray, CPA Candidate, Tax Staff, Multi-Family Affordable Housing and Taxation

Maranatha Baptist University, Watertown, WI, BBA in Accounting/ 3 years in nonprofit and self-employment tax. Hometown Pound, Wisconsin / Husband Jonathon (One-Click Ventures) / Hobbies and interests include traveling, photography, and running.



Christine (Crissy) Lawson, Assistant Staff Auditor Multi-Family Affordable Housing, Notary Public

ECPI computer Institute, Roanoke, Virginia/22 years of administrative and management experience/14 years with ComerNowling/Hometown Sycamore, Ohio/Husband, Barry (Machine Operator)/Children, Erin, Zach, and Kody/Hobbies and personal enjoyments include traveling, hiking and outdoor activities



Shonetell Blackburn, Office Manager, Marketing and Public Relations, Notary Public

Clark College, Atlanta, Georgia/26 years of administrative and management experience/20 years with ComerNowling/Hometown, Indianapolis, Indiana



Angela McGary, Nonprofit, Reserve Study and Taxation Administrative Assistant

15 years banking experience/8 years administrative and management experience / Hometown, Cincinnati, Ohio / fiancé Clifford/Children Anthony (23), Alexis (23), Alahn (18) and Avi (17) / Hobbies and personal enjoyments include art, movies, reading, dancing, traveling, nature and spending time with family and friends.



Erik Robertson, RS, Reserve Study, Capital Needs Assessment and FHA Certification Specialist

Technical expert in aspects of fieldwork involving reserve studies and general construction

Butler University, 1990, Indianapolis, Indiana/7 years with ComerNowling/Wife Lisa/ Children Eli (24 – active duty Lieutenant), Katie (22 – professional artist and musician)/over 25 years with various residential home builders, home improvement contractors and general real estate.



Amy N. Nowling, Director of Marketing and Client Relations

Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, B.S. in Marketing/ 20 years of professional experience in marketing and business development including 9 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers/ 4 years with ComerNowling/ Amy resides in Indianapolis with her husband and son Jackson/  In her free time she enjoys boating on Geist and spending time with her family.



Rachel Spooner, Administrative Assistant

Indiana University, BA in Humanities / 8 years of experience teaching private piano lessons / 1 year of customer service management experience / Rachel resides in Westfield, IN / Hobbies and interests include music, running, social media and spending time with family and friends.




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ComerNowling was formed on December 1, 2000. For the past 19 years ComerNowling has been a National leader in audit/attestation/consulting/taxation in the multi-family affordable housing, nonprofit, homeowner association, condominium association and taxation industries. ComerNowling was originally founded by Glenn R. Comer, CPA, and Gregory L. Nowling, CPA.

Their backgrounds include extensive experience in a Big Four firm specializing in nonprofits and Federal and State governmental contracts, large regional firms specializing in multi-family affordable housing and nonprofits, legal education, and private sector financial directorship. The founders originally envisioned a firm that capitalized on their areas of expertise and experience, yet had the capability to provide clients with a close relationship found in "mom and pop" firms. Our commitment to our clients is unprecedented. Because of our dedication to our clients success, our clients benefit greatly from having the founders always available for their needs as well as a large and experienced staff in association with the founders.

ComerNowling quickly became one of the most highly recognized firms in Indianapolis on Angie's List, made the top 25 list in the Indianapolis Business Journal in 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2016, and is recognized by HUD, REAC and USDA Rural Development throughout the United States as a viable, experienced and knowledgeable audit firm of governmentally assisted programs.

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ComerNowling is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Rural Housing Association, Association of Government Accountants, Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Government Audit Quality Center. ComerNowling and/or certain founders are also licensed in all States for which we practice.

Gregory L. Nowling, CPA has also previously developed training materials for presentation to USDA Rural Development employees regarding audit/AUP requirements. Some of these materials are still used today in presentations made by associations and USDA Rural Development throughout the United States.

Both Gregory L. Nowling, CPA and Glenn R. Comer, CPA have been guest speakers on numerous occasions at associations and conventions regarding issues including nonprofits, multi-family affordable housing, and taxation.

Combined, the founders, Gregory L. Nowling, CPA and Glenn R. Comer, CPA have over 50 years of experience in the CPA industry.

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ComerNowling primarily is an attestation/audit firm specializing in multi-family affordable housing, nonprofit, homeowner association and condominium association industries. However, ComerNowling is also one of the largest Indianapolis taxation firms specializing in individual, corporate and partnership taxation and small business start-up and consulting. ComerNowling prepares hundreds of audits and hundreds of tax returns spinning off those audits. ComerNowling is also highly experienced in the cost certifications for newly constructed or rehabilitated HUD and IRC Section 42 properties.

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8606 Allisonville Rd.
Suite 120
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Tel: 317.841.3393
Fax: 317.841.3989

Email: info@comernowling.com

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