Businessman, Entrepreneur, and Educator
Walter has spent many years working in education, and is very passionate about improving the education system. Previously, he was a Professor of Finance at LSU, and currently he runs a non-profit foundation which he runs called The Louisiana Achievement Charter Academies, which runs 3 different charter schools.
In his business career, Walter has had much success in the Finance world both for other companies, and by starting his own firm, Commonwealth Advisors, Inc. in 1991 which he has the role of President and Chief Investment Officer. Along with this, Walter is on the board of several other organizations around the Baton Rouge area, and has been an integral part of restructuring many other organizations too.
Walter is in tune with the Baton Rouge community and spends his time trying to improve upon the education system, specifically in the urban environment. Walter is also heavily involved with issues involving racial disparity and volunteers with many different local non-profit organizations that work with these types of issues.