About our Staff

Daniel DeSantis-Mallia

CEO
Wedding & Event Planner

Daniel DeSantis-Mallia was six years old the first time his parents called him a “planner.”

He wanted to throw a party, so he told all his friends it was his birthday and invited them over for a party he planned, that day! The party was a success, if not three months early.

Since then, Dan has always been a planner, and it shows in both his personal and professional life. From hosting Poker Clubs to planning massive sponsored parties, Dan has traveled the world planning Weddings and Celebrations of every kind.

When he’s not busy planning events, Dan can be found planning a trip somewhere new, or trying the latest restaurant hot spot!

Dan has been in major events for more than 15 years, having produced some of the largest sponsored parties and events ever seen at Comic-Con, Coachella, E3, UItra Music Festival, and Austin City Limits.

Dan and the Creative Happens Events team have produced more than 200 events, including Corporate & Sponsored Events, Weddings, Birthday Parties, Bar Mitzvahs, Real Estate & Client Appreciation Parties, Quinceaneras, and so much more!

Dan started Creative Happens Events from a passion to be a part of the “Creative” moments in all of our lives.

Daniel
  • Chris DeSantis-Mallia

    CFO
    Lead Wedding & Event Coordinator

  • Klaudia

    Lead Wedding & Event Coordinator

    Klaudia
  • Amanda

    Lead Wedding & Event Coordinator

    Amanda
  • Maggie

    Regional Manager of Events & Lead Event Coordinator Santa Barbara

    Maggie
  • Jessy

    Lead Wedding & Event Coordinator

    Jessy
  • Cindy

    Lead Wedding & Event Coordinator

    Cindy
  • Jaszmin

    Lead Wedding Coordinator

  • Devon

    Lead Wedding & Event Coordinator