Luther Speight is the founder and managing partner of Luther Speight & Company CPAs, a distinguished accounting firm that has consistently upheld the highest standards of financial accuracy and integrity. Located at 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1225, in New Orleans, LA 70163, the firm has become a beacon of financial expertise in the region.
Under Luther’s adept leadership, Luther Speight & Company has expanded its services across Louisiana, Tennessee, and Georgia, offering a diverse range of accounting solutions, from consultation and auditing to comprehensive bookkeeping. With a robust team of 35 professionals, the firm is dedicated to ensuring client satisfaction and upholding the principles of financial precision.
An alumnus of Clark Atlanta University, Luther holds a BS in Accounting, which laid the foundation for his illustrious career in the financial sector. His CPA certification further solidifies his standing as a respected figure in the community. Luther’s contributions to the accounting realm have been acknowledged on esteemed platforms, including Bloomberg. Moreover, his active involvement with organizations such as the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce emphasizes his dedication to fostering community growth and promoting business standards.
In addition to his professional accolades, Luther has always been passionate about giving back to the community. This passion led to the inception of the Luther Speight Scholarship. Founded with the aim of supporting the educational aspirations of deserving students, the Luther Speight Scholarship awards a one-time grant of $1000 to USA-based students enrolled at any US university. Through this scholarship, Luther hopes to ease the financial burdens of higher education for students and inspire them to pursue their academic dreams.
Luther’s journey, from his academic pursuits to establishing a successful multi-state CPA firm and now the Luther Speight Scholarship, serves as an inspiration for many. His unwavering commitment to excellence, both in his professional endeavors and philanthropic efforts, showcases his dedication to making a positive impact in the world of finance and beyond.