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Our Story

Luminary was founded in 2016 by Valerie Ellis Lavin, a retired Army First Sergeant, with over 21 years of service to her country. Her passion for serving extended past retirement and put her on a quest to find a way to serve those who serve. The first step on her journey was to dive in headfirst to local Veteran Entrepreneurship ecosystem. This led to multiple leadership roles with state and local organizations advocating for Veteran Entrepreneurship. This experience allowed her to identify a way to serve not only her brothers and sisters on the battlefield but those serving domestically as well. From that Luminary was born.

Luminary’s mission is to provide Emergency Medical Service (EMS), Fire, Law Enforcement, Military personnel, and Citizens with the equipment and supplies they need to save lives at home and abroad. Luminary only partners with industry-leading manufacturers to provide a robust line of EMS, Tactical (TEMS), and Emergency Preparedness products.

Why Luminary?

We take a solution-based approach to working with our customers by understanding your unique needs to become a strategic partner in providing you the products and support you need to accomplish the mission. This approach is exemplified through our core values.

DISCIPLINE - Success is in the details. The discipline that comes from military and corporate experience provides you with a decisive partner when it matters most.

DEPENDABILITY - Knowing you have a business partner you can rely on is priceless. Dependability is in our DNA and peace of mind is our output.

DELIVERY - Excellence is in the execution. Being second is not an option and we deliver with military precision every time.

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