Bachelor of Business Administration, National Taiwan University, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1991.
Assistant manager Tennessee Soong & Company (member firm Arthur Anderson & Company, South Carolina), Taipei, 1978—1985. Practitioner Li-Su Lin, Certified Public Accountant, 1981—1985, Li-Su Lin Tan, Certified Public Accountant, Naperville, Illinois, 1988—1990. President Lisu L. Tan & Limited company, Certified Public Accountants, since 1990.
Agent Mutual Omaha Company, Lombard, 1991—1994, Metropolitan Life and Affiliated Companies, Bloomingdale, 1993—1998, General Electric Finance Assurance, Schaumburg, since 1999.
Chair family Naperville Chinese Association, 1990. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (tax division, quality control program), Illinois Society Certified Public Accountant, Chinese Women's League Chicago Association (board director since 2006), Amitabha Buddhist Library. Chicago (president since 2003, board director), Buddha's Light International Association (president Chicago chapter 2002-2004, board director), Chinese American Culture Foundation (president since 2001, board director), National Taiwan University Alumni Association Greater Chicago 1999—2003, World Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce (deputy treasurer 1998-1999), Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce North America (treasurer 1998-1999, board director), Greater Chicago Area Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce 1995—2006, Taipei First Girls High Alumni Association (treasurer 1990-1994).
Married Bert T. Tan, August 19, 1985. Children: Patricia Tan, Peter Puwen Tan, Lotus Tan.