As founder and president of Emergent Method, Nick Speyrer is a proven, innovative professional who leads a team of nearly 200 full-time, part-time, and project-based team members who work across Louisiana and beyond to provide unparalleled services to clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Under his leadership, Emergent Method has rapidly grown to become the leading management and strategy consulting firm in the region, with his work in particular focused around managing large-scale organizational transformations, strategic planning, and community outreach efforts for high-profile clients ranging from local and state government agencies to regional not-for-profit organizations and Fortune 1000 companies.
Nick began his professional career as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta, where he consulted on efforts ranging from strategic growth, mergers and acquisitions, and outsourcing and procurement efforts for Fortune 100 companies to the design and implementation of operating and business models.
Nick graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance. In addition to his client involvement, Nick currently serves as a member of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Board of Directors, the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council, the Committee of 100 for Economic Development, the Louisiana FFA Foundation, Capital Area United Way, Woman’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, and the Ben Blanchard Memorial Foundation. Nick previously served as president of the Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge Board of Directors. Nick was recognized by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report as the 2021 Young Businessperson of the Year and a 2014 “Forty Under 40” recipient. In 2015, he was honored by The Emerge Center as a Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activist.
In 2016, Emergent Method was honored by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and Junior Achievement as Company of the Year, a recognizable benchmark of the firm’s growth and success under Nick’s leadership since its founding in 2012. Additionally, in 2018, 2019, and 2020, Emergent Method was named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine, one of the fastest growing consulting firms in the world by Consulting Magazine, and was ranked in the LSU 100, which celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. Emergent Method has also been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge in 2017, 2018, and 2020 and in 2019 was named Company of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI).