Driven by a true passion for wedding and event planning, M&M Creative Events was founded in 2007, by
Corliss McCain and Sylvia Miller. We have built a team that truly puts our clients first and believes in
impeccable customer service - not just from our team, but from the wedding professionals we work with as
well. Our Principal Planners, Corliss McCain and Sylvia Miller, are both certified Professional Bridal
Consultants, and are active members of the Association of Bridal Consultants and both serve on the leader
board of the local Maryland/DC Chapter. M&M Creative Events has more than 20 years of industry
experience in wedding planning, special events and conference planning. Our Auxiliary Wedding Planner,
Patrice Lyons, joined our team in 2012 and has become an integral part of our dynamic team. We also
have a host of interns and on-call staff that we provide industry experience and training on an ongoing

Corliss possesses a Master of Business Administration in Management from Strayer University and a
Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park.  Corliss earned her
​certification as a Professional Bridal Consultant™ from the Association of Bridal Consultants in 2007 and is  currently working towards certification as an Accredited Wedding Planner as well. She is a Certified Government Meeting Professional and a member of the Society of the Government Meeting Professionals. Corliss is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Sylvia is a native Washingtonian and graduate of George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Sociology. Sylvia has planned weddings and special events for one of America's largest dining cruise companies in both D.C. & Baltimore for over 16 years. She is an active member of the Association of Bridal Consultants Maryland/DC Chapter and has been the  Chair of the Logistics Committee for the last 3 years. Sylvia also earned her certification as a Professional Bridal Consultant™ from the Association of Bridal Consultants in 2007 and looks forward to earning her Accredited Wedding Planner certification as well. Sylvia has been married 25 years to her high school sweetheart, Michael and they have two wonderful children and recently become grandparents to their handsome grandson, Jerome.

M&M Creative Events' full-time Auxiliary Planner, Patrice Lyons just loves meeting some of the most incredible couples and their families. She enjoys working hard to make their special day come alive. Patrice possesses a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration from Averett University and is currently working towards earning her Certified Wedding Planner destination through the Association of Bridal Consultants' Professional Development Program. She is also an active member of the local Maryland/DC Chapter and truly finds networking with such a prestigious group of professional men and women an amazing experience. She is creative, imaginative and gifted in DIY projects. Patrice has three beautiful daughters whom she absolutely adores. 

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