Jamila Watson is known in Arizona as one of the most caring and creative event planners.  Led by a true passion for creating beautiful memories for her clients, Jamila and her team have been serving clients for over 10 years.

Before starting Parties On Purpose, Jamila worked in management for varies cosmetic companies while volunteering at her church as a small group leader and children's worship director. Through these experiences, Jamila planned several events and realized that she had a true passion for events.

Today, Jamila and her team have grown Parties On Purpose to be a highly trusted and sought after event planning company.

Jamila is also the co-founder of Parties For Purpose which is a 501c3 non profit established to help celebrate children and families that are less fortunate.

CEO, lead event planner, fruit snack lover



Hi! My name is Mallery. I was born and raised in a small town in South Dakota. I moved to Seattle in 2016 but became sick of the rain, so I made the move to the greater Phoenix area about 3 years ago. 

Before joining the POP team, I worked as a professional nanny/housheold manager for several years. I have a background in Early Childhood Education. Now, I get to carry on my passion for children by creating fun memories for them with amazing parties! While I enjoy planning and working all kinds of events with the POP team, my favorites are kids' birthdays.

Hi, my name is Julie. I’m a Phoenix native with deep roots here in the valley and am a graduate of Grand Canyon University (Lopes up 🤘). My husband and I have been married for 21 years and together have 4 kids.

I have a background in Eduction, Marketing & Community Advocacy and owned a business in the wedding and event industry for 10 years. Jamila and I are also the co-founders of Parties For Purpose, a non-profit established to throw parties for kids in need in the valley.

For me, there’s no greater feeling than when we bring to life our client’s vision for their celebrations. Watching sketches and plans come to life and seeing the excitement on their faces during the big reveal, never gets old!

assistant event coordinator, nature lover



event stylist/host

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We're passionate, creative, sparkly people who dance like no one's watching and let all that we do be done in love.

We love to laugh and have a good time - after all, we are in the business of creating memories!

Serving our clients the best we can is top of mind... we want to blow your expectations out of the water!

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