John Luther, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Sports is often about the numbers behind the events; an analysis of performance to keep your team growing and focused. In John’s position as the Chief Financial Officer, he brings his relevant accounting and Major League Baseball experience to contribute to his new team at Drug Free Sport, where he leads Accounting, Information Technology, and Collector Development. As the former Senior Director and Controller for MLB’s Kansas City Royals, he functioned as the primary business contract administrator and oversaw the revenue sharing audit process. He also trained in MLB’s Executive Development Program, while contributing to the organization’s stadium renovation planning and chairing their Diversity Awareness committee. John’s career experience includes leadership as a Vice President and Controller of a large, multi-unit retail operation and as Director and Controller at a sponsored research center. A graduate of the University of Kansas, John possesses a bachelor’s in Accounting and Business Administration, and passed the Missouri Certified Public Accountants exam.