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Luther Speight

Luther Speight is the founder and managing partner of Luther Speight & Company CPAs, a distinguished accounting firm that has been a cornerstone of financial expertise in the region. Located at 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1225, in New Orleans, LA 70163, the firm has earned its reputation through unwavering dedication to financial accuracy and client satisfaction.

Under Luther’s leadership, Luther Speight & Company has expanded its services across Louisiana, Tennessee, and Georgia, offering a comprehensive suite of accounting solutions. With a team of 35 professionals, the firm remains committed to upholding the principles of financial precision and delivering top-tier services to its clientele.

An alumnus of Clark Atlanta University, Luther’s foundation in the financial sector was laid with a BS in Accounting. His CPA certification further accentuates his expertise and standing in the financial community. His contributions to the accounting sector have garnered recognition on platforms such as Bloomberg. Furthermore, his association with organizations like the New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce highlights his dedication to community development and business excellence.

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In line with his commitment to education and the accounting profession, Luther has introduced the Luther Speight Accounting Scholarship. While this is a general scholarship open to all USA-based students enrolled in US universities, there’s a special inclination to support aspiring accounting students. With a one-time grant of $1000, the scholarship aims to alleviate the financial challenges many students face, especially those passionate about pursuing a career in accounting.

Through the Luther Speight Accounting Scholarship, Luther endeavors to give back to the community, supporting the next generation of accountants and financial experts. It’s a reflection of his belief in the transformative power of education and his desire to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the accounting profession.

Luther’s journey, from academic pursuits to establishing a renowned CPA firm and now championing educational scholarships, showcases his holistic approach to professional growth and community service.