Chris and Susan were sweethearts at the University of Massachusetts and were married in 1986.

Susan has a BFA in painting and design and owns an interior design firm called Fabulous Interiors and a wedding planning business called Fabulous Celebrations.

Chris has an MBA and is the co-founder and CEO of Elevate Group. He is a trusted consultant to many of the most effective faith-based organizations and churches in North America and Europe. He is also the co-author of Contagious Generosity, Creating a Culture of Giving in Your Church.

The Willards have three adult children and live in Orlando.