Jill began event planning in 1987. She worked for several float builders for the Tournament of Roses Parade as an event producer. Following this, she began working as an assistant to a top-end Hollywood party planner, designing weddings, baby showers, corporate parties and many other events. She became an event coordinator for one of the most popular entertainment companies in the party business – planning events from weddings to Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Her highly organized nature and passion for planning events created Miller Hawkins Productions.