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"An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind."
- M. Ghandi

(571) 379-2411


Elizabeth Cranston is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of CANA Advisors. As CEO/CFO, Liz expertly manages a diverse team of professionals and oversees multiple programs spanning CANA’s various product lines. A licensed attorney and former U.S. Marine Corps officer, Liz brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the CANA leadership team. Liz graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree from Georgetown University and holds a Juris Doctor from the Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.

Education and Certificates

JD, Lewis and Clark Law School, 2006 

BS, Business Administration, Georgetown University, 1995 

Virginia State Bar (2006)

Accomplishments & Awards
  • Admitted Virginia State Bar (2006)

  • Admitted US Eastern District of Virginia (2008)

  • Owner of CANA Advisors, CANA LLC.

  • Former United States Marine Corps Officer

  • Licensed Attorney 

  • A seasoned legal professional with a consistent record of success in a variety of professional environments.

  • Team building/management

  • Executive leadership 

  • Budgeting analysis 

  • Technical writing 

  • Business operations

  • Decision support 

  • Proposal development

  • Government contracting

  • Teaming support

  • Contracts

  • Legal analysis


Elizabeth Cranston Esq.

Owner, CEO and CFO
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