joined Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky in March of 1988 as a production team member in the Body Welding Department. He was promoted to team leader, group leader, assistant manager, project assistant manager and later to production manager in 2000 to launch the new flexible body line.
He spent fourteen months in the Organization Development Group to study the Toyota Production System principles and application. He developed the Body Operations University, which would sustain and build upon the Japanese training to support the Toyota Way of continuous improvement.
Luther left Toyota in 2005 to start his own company and help others understand and implement lean systems.
During this time he worked with industries worldwide, ranging from manufacturing to health care. He has joined the Lean Systems Program as a field instructor to bring TPS knowledge and application to clients seeking efficiency through standardization and kaizen.