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Luther Speight & Company has extensive experience in performing audits of governmental and other non-profit organizations; particularly Single Audits performed in accordance with Governmental Auditing Standards set forth by the Comptroller General of the United States. Our governmental clients include a variety of city, state and federal governmental agencies. Our firm’s prior experience includes the following funding agencies:

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Education




Our firm’s aviation consulting practice has continued to grow since our firm’s inception. We have combined a unique blend of disciplines within our firm to offer innovative solutions to the aviation industry. As a certified public accounting firm with a 35-year history, we bring the financial and analytical skills frequently associated with CPA firms to our aviation practice. We have also merged our technology expertise into this group to offer a broad array of business solutions to the aviation industry. We have successfully completed a very diverse array of projects within our aviation practice including:

  • Rates/Charges Determination
  • Construction Project Financial Reporting
  • Project Cost Modeling
  • Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) implementation
  • On-call Accounting Support
  • Master Plan Financial Updates



Our firm’s Project Management expertise is focused in the areas of 1) Disaster Recovery 2) Management Support Services and 3) Capital Improvement Projects

Providing services in these areas require both quick mobilization and adaptability. We have successfully met these challenges in the aftermaths of both Hurricanes Katrina, Harvey and the Baton Rouge “Great Flood of 2016”. In the aftermath of these disaster events our New Orleans and Baton Rouge offices operated without interruption. Our program management expertise and resources have allowed us to team with numerous global companies including AECOM, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Montgomery Watson, Deloitte, Price Waterhouse, KPMG and others.


Our firm is recognized as a valued-added resource related to Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) implementations and customized software applications.


The small business services provided by our firm focus on both nonprofit agencies and commercial entities. The professional services generally fall within the categories of Accounting, Tax, Business Management, Automation and Management Advisory Services. Our clients are very diverse and represent a cross section of the local economies in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Memphis. Our clientele’s industry focus includes:

  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Transportation
  • Churches
  • Retail


The scope of the services that we perform in this area includes the following:


  • Small Business Consulting and Management Advisory Services;
  • Operational and Efficiency Studies;
  • Internal Control and Administrative Control Studies;
  • Compiled Financial Statements
  • Reviewed Financial Statements
  • Preparation and Analysis of Financial Statements;
  • Financial Forecasts and Pro Forma Financial Statements


Our firm’s commitment to small business has remained strong since our inception and remains the foundation of our practice. Our small business practice has been built through referrals and “word of mouth.” We believe that this is the best testimony to the level of client satisfaction.