Professor Comer holds a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in instrumental music from Olivet Nazarene University where she graduated summa cum laude in 1995. She received the Walter B. Larsen Award for Musical Excellence during her time as a student at Olivet. In 2013, she earned a Master of Music degree in Music Education with an emphasis in choral music from Kent State University.
As an educator, she taught a variety of different ages in many settings over the years including private and group piano, general music K-8, therapeutic music activities K-12, Kindermusik and a wide variety of camps, workshops and clinics. She is truly an educator at heart and loves to facilitate the learning process for students from the very beginning through deepening, polishing and mastering the comprehension and execution of a knowledge or skill.
As a church musician, she has led worship and trained/mentored future church musicians, both as a volunteer and paid staff member of her local church. She has chaired a worship planning team, coordinated all elements of worship services, directed rehearsals and organized many musical productions for multi-generational dramatic presentations with drama, choir and orchestra.
As a business professional, Professor Comer owns FASTSIGNS of Kankakee with her husband, David. Together they have worked with their staff to grow their business over 200% since they purchased it in 2014. They won Rookie of the Year Award in 2016 and Highest Percentage of Sales Growth Award in 2017, presented by FASTSIGNS International. They have received a number of customer solution and sign project awards and in 2019, Professor Comer received the Women in Business award presented by the Daily Journal.