Colette Drexel, CPA
Colette Drexel is a principal in the Walnut Creek, California, office of Novogradac. She provides financial statement audit, tax return preparation and consulting services, specializing in real estate partnerships, nonprofit organizations, private trusts, estates and high-net-worth individuals. Drexel has extensive experience preparing audits and tax returns for nonprofit and for-profit entities with compliance for low-income housing tax credit, new markets tax credit, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, California Housing Finance Agency and Uniform Guidance regulations. Additionally, she prepares cost segregation analysis for rental real estate properties. She has contributed to the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, the Novogradac Historic Tax Credit Handbook and Novogradac Year 15 Handbook. Drexel earned a bachelor’s degree in urban studies from San Francisco State University, a master’s degree in real estate development from the University of Southern California, and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a licensed certified public accountant in California.