Elspeth McLean-Wile is the co-owner of Wile’s Lake Farm Market, a farm market and greenhouse business located outside Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.  She is involved in the Wile Family Farm with her husband Peter, supplying produce and flowers for their market.

Elspeth is Chairman of the YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia with branches in Bridgewater and Cornwallis.  She is a board member of South Shore Opportunities, a community lender for Lunenburg and Queens County.

For the past two years Elspeth has been involved as a core team member of NOW Lunenburg County, a group of business leaders involved in mobilizing the larger community in innovative community/economic development initiatives.

She holds a Bachelor of Home Economics from Mount St. Vincent University and a Master of Business Administration from Dalhousie University (1985).

In 2008, she was recognized nationally by Farm Credit Canada with the Rosemary Davis award, presented to a woman for leadership in agriculture.