Serving Brevard since 2004.
Christine Canavan is the founder of A Granddaughter’s Promise, a visionary and an inspiration.
What began as a personal quest with her dear Grandmother suffering with Alzheimer’s, has become the force ignited by the desire to advocate for seniors who no longer have the voice they once had.
As an entrepreneur, Chrissy is a courageous leader moved by passion and determination to inform, educate, and advocate for the seniors she serves. Her goal is to provide, at no cost to the family, the knowledge she has obtained through her own personal journey.
Born and raised in Old Orchard beach, Maine, and later, Oswego, New York, Chrissy’s heartfelt compassion for others began at a young age. This was made evident in her studies when she earned a degree in Special Education at the University of Maine. She is also certified in Alzheimer’s disease Education through the Aging Institute, and is currently working on her Administrator certification.
There is a sense of kindness and charisma in everything she touches. She won the title of the 1988 Miss Maine U.S.A. Amity Award and also founded Mommy Entrepreneur, a company to help moms start in-home businesses to contribute an income while staying at home with their children.
As well as being a co-founder of the Children’s Hunger Project in Brevard County, Chrissy serves on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Home Society and the Florida Bar Grievance Committee. Everything she does is about serving others. God has given her such a compassion and love for people that she never stops serving through her various ministries.
Chrissy is married to Michael Canavan and they have three beautiful children together. Their church home is Calvary Chapel Melbourne. She loves to sing, travel, and whale watch back home in Maine with her loving family.
Skip is a semi-retired management professional who has spent the majority of his career in the international engineering and construction enterprise. Skip has directed major Supply Chain initiatives throughout the United States, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Skip and his wife Diana are part time residents of Melbourne, Florida, and Tega Cay, South Carolina. They have two children and six grandchildren.
Now that Skip is retired from full time work, he is utilizing his area of expertise by handling operations for A Granddaughter’s Promise.