Emery and his family own and operate a simple conventional cash crop farm along with a seed dealership and a fertilizer dealership located between Florence and Bothwell Ontario. In the past, their family has farmed tobacco and raised up to 50 cow-calf at any time.
Emery has fifteen years of industrial supervision experience, served 7 years as a Dawn-Euphemia Municipal Councillor, was a Board member for Bluewater Recycling Association, and is presently the Board Audit Chair for Nexus Community Credit Union Ltd.
He is a co-owner of an Affordable Housing complex and a long time member of several local community service clubs. He is a graduate of King’s College (BA, University of Western Ontario) with an Industrial Management Certificate from Fanshawe College.