Luke LaHaie launched NEWITY with a drive to provide small businesses better support, guided by years of diverse industry experience – including expertise in commercial lending, transaction advisory, audit, tax, and lender services.
As Co-Founder / Co-CEO, Luke leads all facets of the business from loan originations and investment strategy to portfolio management and partner network expansion. His leadership fuels the growth of NEWITY’s market, in service of the American entrepreneur.
Luke LaHaie was the managing director at a private debt fund, overseeing portfolio management, credit analysis/underwriting, investment committee presentation, investor relations, and new business development. He also focused on a wide variety of industries, delivering transaction advisory and lender-based services at RedRidge and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Luke holds a master’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Michigan State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant registered in both Illinois and Michigan, and a CFA® Charterholder.