Brian Negri, CPA
Principal/Director, Research & Development Tax Credits
Principal, and Director of ROMO’s Research & Development Tax Credit Services practice, Mr. Negri has nearly 30 years of tax and accounting experience and is a licensed CPA in California. His primary focus is working with clients to maximize federal and state Research & Development Tax Credits by designing a well-planned study. As a former Internal Revenue Service agent, Mr. Negri also leads ROMO’s tax controversy team and has maintained an impressive record of audit wins and no changes. Mr. Negri’s R&D expertise spans multiple industries, including manufacturing, food and beverage processing, agriculture, software development, lternative/renewable energy, oil and gas refining, and gas and electric.
Prior to joining ROMO, Mr. Negri managed federal and state tax credit projects at KPMG LLP within the State and Local Tax (SALT) group. He also provided tax and accounting services at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he spent most of his time in the Tax Projects Delivery Group (TPDG) focusing on large R&D Tax Credit projects for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to working at Big 4 accounting firms, Mr. Negri spent several years working as a Revenue Agent for the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Negri is a graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara, where he earned a B.S. in Business Economics with a concentration in Accounting. of audit wins and no changes.