Emilie McSweeney graduated with a degree in BS Chemical Engineering from the Far EasternUniversity – Manila in 1982. She worked as a Quality Control Engineer for
Bataan Mineral Development at Morong, Bataan.
For almost a decade, she worked as a Vice President for Operations for United Placement, Inc. where they send skilled workers and medical professionals globally (Asia, Saudi Arabia, USA, etc.) She was the CEO/President for Sevenseas Global Placement. She was also an Associate at Bahay Pilipinas USA where she represented most Philippines Real Estate Companies (Century Properties, Ayala, DMCI, SM, etc.)
In 2008, she moved a few times in the US and India as her husband changed work assignments. Since 2014, she has been the President/CEO of 3 Kings Brightstar, LLC. Their company imports Philippine-made Christmas Lanterns to the US.