EMMA FUGATE, VP of BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Emma Fugate is the owner and president of E Accounting Services.
Prior to moving from the UK to PEI in 2004, Emma worked for Nissan Technical Centre in the UK, US, Japan, and Spain. She demonstrated her versatility by successfully working first as an HR Controller for three years and then as a Vehicle Evaluation Engineer for four years.

Before starting her own business in 2006, Emma attended Holland College where she gained diplomas in Accounting Technology and Business Administration simultaneously in only one and a half years.  During her college career, she was awarded the Governor General’s Collegiate Medal, the Donald E.M. Glendenning and Prince of Wales Alumni scholarships.  Emma was also first place recipient of the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty Business Plan Award.

Emma started E Accounting Services in 2006 following graduation and in the past ten years has grown the business from a one person, home-based business with four clients to a reputable accounting services company with six staff and over one hundred clients whilst maintaining her numerous volunteer commitments.  These include board positions with The Upper Room Hospitality Ministry, PEI Business Women’s Association, The Charlottetown Film Society & Women in Film & Television – Atlantic.  Emma is heavily involved with the local filmmaking community through her accounting business and more recently in her own right as she just directed her first project, a music video for the very talented Jill Chandler used to enter the CBC Searchlight competition.

She lives in Charlottetown with husband Bill and son Zachary.