Elle (Lisa) MacQueen
Nominated for the award: Entrepreneurship and Business
Company: Queen and Co, Sugar Cove Cottages
Biography: Elle is a multipreneur who owns Sugar Cove Cottages, 2 waterfront cottages that she rebuilt after having her spa/hotel close due to Covid. She also owns Smol Batch beauty a holistic and clean beauty line for healthy ageing. Elle harvests some of the ingredients and makes her products from locally grown ingredients. Elle also owns Queen and Co, a coaching and business consulting firm that helps individuals and businesses with their professional development. Elle has been featured in Mom vs Matchmaker, City Tv, Brian Crombie Radio Show, Authority Magazine, Preferred Magazine, OV Boss babes. More recently she has founded a Not for profit called Lil BIRD which is a support and strategy option to strengthen small businesses located in rural destinations. Her work with VOW (voices of women) is probably one of her most notable, where she repurposes jewelry into grants/loans for women in business.