Denise’s true passion led her to successfully perform over 120 events while having a full-time IT career. She is knowledgeable in all areas of budgeting, planning, designing, decorating, as well as managing and directing. Denise earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Systems Management from Drexel University and held management positions in the Information Technology and Software Engineering divisions of Westinghouse and the Northrop Grumman Corporation for 33 years before retiring from the position of Director, Information Technology.
Denise is parlaying her corporate business savvy, people management skills, and her innate God-given creative abilities to develop exquisite designs and events. Her event planning passion started soon after high school, when she successfully planned her sister’s and her best friend’s weddings and receptions. Denise does everything with excellence and great attention to detail, desiring that every aspect of the event be outstanding and exceeds customer expectations.
Denise, grew up in the Baltimore, Maryland. In 2001, she relocated to Fredericksburg, Virginia after marrying Cecil Curtiss Millner Jr., CPA. They both enjoy serving in multiple church ministries as Ordained Deacons, Superintendents of the Sunday School Ministry, Bible Teachers and Students. Denise has been instrumental in church celebrations including Weddings, Showers, Teas, Baby Dedications, Receptions, Ground Breaking, Pastor Church Anniversary, and Holidays, just to name a few. Additionally Denise, an Etiquette expert, is sought after across the Northern Virginia area for workshop training in Formal Dining and Table Setting teaching Debutantes and their Escorts, as well as adult men and women. Denise is ecstatic when she is doing what she enjoys best, planning “Exquisite Occasions”.
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Exquisite Occasions Inc. is a full service company that offers complete consulting services for weddings, receptions, anniversaries, birthdays, showers, retirements, and holiday events. Our consultants are experienced and dedicated professionals with many years of event planning experience. The Exquisite Occasions Incorporated is unique, giving clients undivided attention - listening to their needs and working with them to create the event of their dreams. The services include planning, budgeting, as well as decorating, managing, and directing events for personal clients, with full-service referrals to associated vendors.