About Us

Black Line Group is an independent firm that focuses exclusively on providing R&D tax credit expertise to small and mid-size businesses (SMBs). Since the majority of certified public accountants do not have this specific expertise, Black Line Group’s team of professionals will work with your accountants and keep them in the loop throughout the entire process. Black Line Group does one thing and one thing alone – we help small and mid-size business succeed in taking advantage of a complicated tax credit that they deserve.

Black Line Group’s technical staff is made up of professionals with extensive R&D tax credit, tax compliance, and manufacturing expertise. You can be sure that your engagement will have a professional assigned to it with an extensive knowledge of the R&D tax credit and that all qualifying activities will be identified and properly documented to provide you the maximum credit allowed by law.

Our Team

Spenser Segal

Spenser Segal

Chief Executive Officer

Peter Harrington

Peter Harrington

Chief Revenue Officer

Emily Cattoor

Emily Cattoor

Chief Financial Officer, CPA

Rachel Bishop

Rachel Bishop

Director R&D Tax Credits, CPA

John Madsen

John Madsen

V.P. Consulting/Manufacturing

Renae Gussas

Renae Gussas

Project Manager, CPA

Adrienne Balfour-Huertas

Adrienne Balfour-Huertas

Project Manager, JD

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