Julia is a California native whose bi-coastal childhood was shared between California and Connecticut, but her heart has always been with the California sunshine. Julia resides in North Orange County, California. Julia is an acclaimed event planner who owns Next Level Occasions, a unique event production company that focuses on uniquely themed events, fundraisers, social occasions, weddings, and corporate events. Her events have been published nationally, in publications such as Brides Magazine, California Wedding Day, Catering Magazine, and Rock N’ Roll Bride. Julia is also the co-founder of EventCompass, a cloud-based event planning software application designed to improve professionalism, increase efficiencies, and enhance client experiences. In addition to her work in the events industry, Julia is an accomplished artist who works mainly with acrylic and oil paints. Julia's patrons have been purchasing her works since she was a pre-teen.