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Q&A: Luann Sun

March 5, 2019
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Luann Sun. Courtesy LS Global Enterprises

Editor’s note: Each Q&A in the Influential Women enewsletter will feature a woman from the region who’s influential, a rising face in her industry or doing interesting work. Submit tips on potential Q&A subjects to tgortsema at grbj dot com.

Luann Sun is a licensed professional engineer and the owner of LS Global Enterprises, which is an industrial components distribution company and warehouse.

Cutlerville-based LS Global Enterprises helps customers with component quotes based on their drawings, designs or samples and sources them from across the globe.

Biggest career break?

From a mechanical engineer to a procurement manager for an international distribution company. It was there that I learned about sourcing products from reliable vendors to meet business needs. It’s what my business, LS Global Enterprises, is built on.

Proudest moment?

When I was sworn in as an American citizen.

Best advice you’ve ever received?

Always do the right thing.

How did you make your first dollar?

I won my first dollars by participating in an essay contest in college.

Most-treasured possession?

Honestly, I treasure my outstanding employees. I learned a long time ago to be kind to employees, customers and suppliers. It’s rewarding to bring about satisfaction and happiness, and they give it back by being loyal, hard working and helping our business prosper.

Dream job? 

My current job. The fact that I have built my company and get to work with people I trust.

If you were president for a day, you would … ?  

I would come up with a plan to reduce national debt.

Last book you read?

Hawaii  

Last search term you googled?

“Why does stainless steel rust?” Can you tell that is a work-related search?

Your worst habit?

Playing iPhone games

To unwind, you like to … ? 

I watch HLN (formerly CNN Headline News) and drink a glass of red wine.

Dream vacation?  

I want to take a trip to Ireland.

Favorite food?

Ahi tuna

Person you most admire?

Will Ferrell

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