Phoenix Rising Events is run by Hillary Burkett and Jeorgia Tidwell, two experienced wedding and events planners. With a mutual passion for planning and logistics, the two complement each other to create magical events. Holding themselves and each other to the highest of standards, Hillary and Jeorgia focus on bringing a client’s unique vision to life with versatility to embody each client’s personality. Our focus is always making magical weddings and events through unbridled service.
Hillary Burkett is a planner who works with clients to ensure their dream event comes true. Hillary believes that celebrations are special and need a little bit of magic to make them memorable. Hillary has been specializing in strategic planning and project management for 10 years. She is focused, organized, and thorough in developing the plan for each event, and she is on-site with Jeorgia for every moment.
Hillary holds a a bachelor’s degree in music business, a master’s in health administration, and a master’s in business administration all from the University of Memphis.
Jeorgia Tidwell is an operator who loves serving others. Jeorgia’s passion for people extends to making sure their special moments are perfect. Jeorgia has been working in the service industry for over 15 years. She has over a decade of experience in event coordination and management working with any type of client – from individuals to large corporations to non-profits.
Jeorgia holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Mississippi.
Phoenix Rising Events is a boutique wedding and events company working with clients across the mid-south. We are where organization meets magic for extraordinary events.