Project Description

Keara M. Dowling, CPA

Keara is a manager in Draffin & Tucker’s Quality Control Department of the Audit and Accounting service group. In this role, she assists the firm with accounting and auditing research, attest engagement reviews, training and development of firm personnel, and monitoring the firm’s quality control policies.

As a member of the firm’s Auditing and Accounting Services Committee, Keara assists in guiding the firm in understanding and implementing accounting and auditing pronouncements and carrying out effective audits. Keara is also actively involved in campus recruiting.

Since joining the firm in 2009, Keara has had extensive experience auditing governmental and non-profit healthcare entities and preparing Medicare and Medicaid cost reports. She also has experience performing single audits, auditing employee benefit plans, and conducting various consulting projects.

Keara is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in Alabama.

Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Keara currently resides in Sandy Springs. She enjoys attending concerts and Broadway musicals, hiking, and traveling.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting major and Music Performance minor, Auburn University

Master of Accountancy, Auburn University

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Accounting & Auditing Advisory Council

Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Atlanta Chapter Board Officer

“Four Things to Consider During a Hospital Consolidation,” Atlanta Hospital News, October 2012