John Stanger and Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons
The Rev. John Russell Stanger and Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons were introduced on a blind date in January 2015, while both were living in New York, and immediately connected over a shared love of theology.
At the time, Mr. Graves-Fitzsimmons was in seminary and Mr. Stanger was running Parity, a nonprofit organization that served the LGBTQ community, “reconciling identity and faith,” as he put it.
“I found Guthrie to be very attractive,” said Mr. Stanger, who enjoyed a first date with Mr. Graves-Fitzsimmons at a restaurant in New York. “I found him to be a really good listener, and someone, much like myself, who cared about doing meaningful work but also liked to have fun.”
Mr. Graves-Fitzsimmons said he “fell in love” with Mr. Stanger’s “big, goofy laugh,” and the next day he returned to the Union Theological Seminary and told several classmates that he hoped Mr. Stanger would call him again.
“I told them that the date I had gone on with John ranked as one of the most remarkable nights of my life,” he said. “We were both from Texas and had so many things in common, like a love of pop music and travel, and I was really hoping that we would see each other again.”
Mr. Stanger called later that day, telling Mr. Graves-Fitzsimmons: “I so enjoyed your company. I didn’t want our first date to end.”
They continued dating, and in May 2015 moved in together in an apartment in New York. The following year, when Mr. Stanger sensed the call for him to go back to school to pursue a bi-vocational career as a therapist and pastor, they packed up and moved to Kentucky.
They became engaged Dec. 31, 2017 in El Calafate, Argentina, “a leap of faith considering we had only been dating for less than two years,” Mr. Graves-Fitzsimmons said. “But it has worked out for us in ways we couldn’t have imagined.”
Darren Davis and Daniel Sene
Darren Garrett Davis and Daniel Wade Sene met at a gay bar in Portland in February 2018.
“I have these bionic ears and overheard Daniel talking to a girl and saying that he thought I was very cute,” Mr. Davis said. “I just kind of stood there soaking up the attention until I heard Daniel say to the girl that he had chatted with me on Tinder, so I ran off to look at the app, and sure enough, we had indeed spoken to each other a few weeks before.”
When Mr. Davis noticed that the app had given Mr. Sene’s current location as “50 feet away,” he decided to have a little fun and wrote Mr. Sene a note that read: “I think your friend is really pretty.”
Mr. Sene looked up immediately and began to laugh. “Of course Darren knew that I knew he was gay,” said Mr. Sene, who is divorced with four children. “But that’s Darren for you, he’s quite a character.”
Mr. Davis and Mr. Sene, who live 15 minutes from each other in Beaverton, spent some time together that night. They were soon “sort of seeing each other,” Mr. Davis said. “We were debating as to whether or not we should make it official and start dating exclusively,” he added. “We just couldn’t decide.”
So he asked Mr. Sene if he could bring in a real character to help make their decision. So Mr. Davis summoned his good friend, Alyson Sullivan, who starred in the role of the Yellow Power Ranger in “Power Rangers Wild Force,” a television series in the early 2000s.
Meghan Horstmann, Adam Klopp II
Meghan Elizabeth Horstmann and Adam Valentine Klopp II were married May 29 at the department of registry general at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Hamilton, Bermuda. Aubrey Penny Kminors officiated. On June 1, Mita Corsini Bland, a friend of the couple, led them in vows incorporating Christian elements, at Mount Pleasant, a historic estate in Hamilton.
Mrs. Klopp, 34, is the director of public relations and marketing in the Manhattan office of Bonpoint, the luxury French children’s clothing label based in Paris. She graduated from Denison University.
She is the daughter of Patricia D. Horstmann and William J. Horstmann Jr. of Manhattan. The bride’s father, who is retired, worked in Manhattan as the chief executive of his family’s dairy business, Horstmann Mix & Cream, a maker of ice cream mix, which was in Long Island City, Queens. Her mother is the director of admissions at Park Children’s Day School, a private preschool in Manhattan.
Mr. Klopp, 32, is a vice president overseeing hotel projects for the Witkoff Group, a real estate developer based in Manhattan. He graduated from the University of Virginia.
He is a son of Karen K. Klopp and John R. Klopp of Manhattan. His mother is an author and founder of what2wearwhere.com, a fashion and shopping blog, based in Manhattan. She wrote “Packing for Travel” (Karen Klopp, 2015). She is also a contributor to a fashion column for the New York Social Diary, a lifestyle website in Manhattan. His father is a managing director and the global head of real assets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management in Manhattan.
The couple grew up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and attended private school’s two blocks apart — Ms. Horstmann went to the Convent of the Sacred Heart and Mr. Klopp to St. David’s School. Although they had many mutual friends, and went to many of the same events, they never met. At dinner in December 2015, Mr. Klopp sat between two of these friends, who decided it was time that the two meet. And, after the new year they met over drinks in Midtown.
Hallie Malitsky, Alejo Czerwonko
Hallie Rose Malitsky and Alejo Eduardo Czerwonko were married May 31 at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Mario Bours Laborin, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated.
The bride, 31, is the designer for Lela Rose’s Pearl Collection, a women’s fashion line in New York. She graduated cum laude from Drexel University with a degree in fashion design. She also received a certificate of fashion design from both the Rhode Island School of Design and the London College of Fashion.
She is the daughter of Andrea Decof and Edward B. Malitsky of Boston. The bride’s father is a photographer and filmmaker in Boston. Her mother is a past director of the Adele R. Decof Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting improvements in cancer treatments that was based in Providence, R.I. She now works as a unit coordinator at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
The groom, 33, is an executive director and investment strategist at the chief investment office of UBS in New York. He specializes in making asset allocation decisions involving emerging market financial assets.
He graduated from Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires and received a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia. He also holds a graduate degree in economics and finance from Tilburg University in the Netherlands. From 2007 to 2013, the groom also taught economics and finance courses at Columbia Business School, Columbia College and Universidad del CEMA.
He is a son of Marcela A. Pupi and Dr. Eduardo H. Czerwonko, both of Buenos Aires. The groom’s mother is a nutritionist in Buenos Aires. His father is a general practitioner, also in private practice there.
The couple met in 2012 in New York.
Emily Hogikyan, Thaddeus Chatto
Dr. Emily Margaret Hogikyan and Thaddeus Joseph Chatto were married June 1 at the Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Detroit. The Most Rev. Bernardito Auza, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in New York, performed the ceremony.
Dr. Hogikyan, 26, is an incoming pediatrics resident at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She graduated from the University of Michigan, from which she also received a medical degree.
She is a daughter of Patricia M. Hogikyan and Dr. Norman D. Hogikyan of Ann Arbor, Mich. The bride’s father is a professor of otolaryngology at the University of Michigan. Her mother is a nurse anesthetist at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, Michigan.
Mr. Chatto, 27, is a middle school math teacher at the Detroit Edison Public School Academy in Detroit. In October, he is to begin studying for a master’s degree in public policy at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
He is a son of Marili Z. Chatto and Dr. Eladio M. Chatto of Rosiclare, Ill. The groom’s mother was an oncology nurse at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y. before becoming a stay-at-home parent. His father is a physician at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare.
The couple met in 2014 while serving as AmeriCorps members at City Year Chicago, a nonprofit organization in Chicago where they worked as tutors and mentors in Chicago public schools.
Anna Gleysteen, David Grossman
Anna Wong Gleysteen and David Charles Grossman were married June 1 in Washington. The Rev. John R. Spangler, a Lutheran minister, officiated at Dacor Bacon House, a club and events space.
The couple met at George Mason University, from which each received a law degree, she cum laude and he summa cum laude.
The bride, 32, will continue to use her name professionally. She is a lawyer in the chief counsel’s office at the Internal Revenue Service in Washington. She graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College.
She is the daughter of Marilyn Wong Gleysteen of Bethesda, Md., and the late William H. Gleysteen Jr. Until 1988, the bride’s mother was an assistant professor of Chinese art history at Columbia in New York. The bride’s father, a career Foreign Service officer, was the United States ambassador to South Korea from 1978 to 1981, and is the author of “Massive Entanglement, Marginal Influence: Carter and Korea and Crisis” (Brookings Institution, 1999).
Mr. Grossman, 32, is a litigation associate in the Washington office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, a law firm. He graduated from the University of Chicago.
He is the son of Connie Grossman and Gary R. Grossman of Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. The groom’s mother is the finance director at Chemlube International, a supplier of oil and other lubricants in Harrison, N.Y. His father is the technical director for nuclear cardiology at Cardiology Consultants of Rockland, a group medical practice in Stony Point, N.Y.
Corinne Warren, John Sawyer Jr.
Corinne Elizabeth Warren and John Ansel Sawyer Jr. were married June 1 at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. Heather Rathbone, a Universal Life minister, officiated.
Ms. Warren, 29, is a trial lawyer for the Maryland office of the public defender in Baltimore. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University and received a law degree from American University.
She is the daughter of Diane M. Warren and Dr. Jeffrey S. Warren of Fairfield, Conn. The bride’s father is a dentist in private practice in Fairfield. Her mother is a nurse practitioner for Yale New Haven Health, a medical center in Huntington, Conn.
Mr. Sawyer, 30, is a lawyer adviser for the Social Security Administration in Baltimore. He graduated from the University of Richmond and received a law degree from Catholic University.
He is the son of Margaret E. Sawyer and John A. Sawyer of Southport, Conn. The groom’s mother retired as a preschool teacher at Landmark Academy Westport, Conn. His father, who is also retired, was a financial adviser at the Managers Investment Group in Norwalk, Conn.
The couple met in 2004 as freshman at Fairfield Ludlowe High School in Fairfield and continued dating long distance for several years after.
Stephen Pirrelli Jr., Timothy Thompson
Stephen Pirrelli Jr. and Timothy Teran Thompson were married June 1 at the Rhinecliff, a hotel in Rhinecliff, N.Y. Colin Chellman, a friend of the couple, officiated, with Steven Somers, another friend, taking part. Both Mr. Chellman and Mr. Somers became Universal Life ministers for the event.
Mr. Pirrelli, 48, is a production manager at the Watsons, an advertising agency in New York. He graduated from Pace University.
He is the son of Vitina Pirrelli-Wakie of St. Augustine, Fla., and the late Stephen Pirrelli Sr. His mother retired as a fifth-grade teacher at Longwood Middle School in Middle Island, N.Y. His father was a civil engineer at Shah Associates, an engineering firm in Merrick, N.Y.
Mr. Thompson, 31, is an account executive in New York at Amanda Uprichard, the dress designer. He graduated from the University of Virginia.
He is a son of Kimberly Thompson and Michael Thompson of Virginia Beach, Va. His mother retired as an information systems technician in the United States Navy. His father, also retired, was a master gunnery sergeant in the Marine Corps. Both of the groom’s parents were last stationed in Norfolk, Va.
The couple met in New York through mutual friends in May 2016.
Jacqueline Langholtz, William Taylor
Jacqueline Camille Langholtz and William Randolph Taylor were married June 1 at St. Paul’s Memorial Church in Charlottesville, Va. Will Peyton, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony, with Chris Morash, a Roman Catholic deacon, taking part.
The bride, 35, manages educational programs at Monticello, the historic plantation and home of Thomas Jefferson. She graduated from the College of William & Mary and received a master’s degree in museum studies from the University of Oklahoma. She is now studying for a doctorate in e educational leadership at the University of Virginia.
She is a daughter of Danielle Moretti-Langholtz and Harvey Joel Langholtz of Williamsburg, Va. Dr. Moretti-Langholtz is a lecturer in the department of anthropology and curator of Native-American Art at the College of William & Mary, where the bride’s father, a retired Coast Guard commander, is a professor of psychology. Dr. Langholtz is also a director of the international Peace Operations Training Institute in Williamsburg.
The groom, who is 33 and works in Charlottesville, is an assistant vice president and financial adviser at BB&T Scott & Stringfellow, a regional wealth management company based in Richmond, Va. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College, and is studying for an M.B.A. at Virginia Commonwealth University.
He is a son of Sandra Irwin Mirkil of Charlottesville and Harrison William Taylor of Keswick, Va. The groom’s mother is a grant reader for the Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews, a charitable organization in Charlottesville. His father is a managing director at BB & T Scott & Stringfellow.
The couple met at Common House, a social club in Charlottesville, in summer 2017.
Pippa Biddle, Benjamin Davidson
Philippa Lloyd Biddle and Benjamin Quittner Davidson were married June 1 at Christ Episcopal Church in Dover, Del. The Rev. Charles Weiss, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony.
The bride, who is 26 and known as Pippa, is a writer based in Germantown, N.Y. Her essays and articles have been published by The Atlantic, Guernica and the BBC. She is also working on a first book, an exposé and analysis of volunteer tourism as a form of contemporary colonialism, to be published next year by University of Nebraska Press. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbia.
She is a daughter of Philippa Ridgely Horsey Biddle and Edward Elliot Biddle of Katonah, N.Y. The bride’s father is the chief financial officer at the Masters School, a private day and boarding school in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Her mother is a women’s lacrosse and field hockey coach for the town of Bedford, N.Y., and is in charge of its recreation program.
The bride is a maternal great-granddaughter of Louise de Vilmorin, the French poet, novelist, socialite and heir to the Vilmorin seed fortune.
The groom, 27, is the owner of Quittner Antiques, an antique store and furniture restoration studio in Germantown. He graduated from Bennington College in Bennington, Vt.
He is the son of Amy Clark Davidson and J. Matthew Davidson of Germantown. The groom’s mother is a former art teacher at St. Bernard’s School in New York. His father is special assistant to the parks commissioner of New York.
The groom is the great-grandson of Jacob M. Kaplan, former president of the Welch Grape Juice Company and founder of the J. M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based philanthropic fund focused on preservation, development and innovation in the arts. He is also the great-grandson of George Abbott, the Broadway producer and playwright whose credits include “The Pajama Game” and “Damn Yankees.”
The bride and groom met as children at Camp Treetops, a seven-week sleep-away camp in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.
Amy Edelstein, Michael Gross
Dr. Amy Leigh Edelstein and Michael Lee Gross are to be married June 2 at Westbury Manor in Westbury, N.Y. Rabbi Sharon Ballan, the bride’s mother, is to officiate.
The bride, 30, is a physician specializing in geriatrics at Phelps Hospital/Northwell Health in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. She graduated from the City College of New York and received a medical degree from New York Medical College.
She is the daughter of Rabbi Ballan of Glen Cove, N.Y., and Michael L. Edelstein of East Rockaway, N.Y. The bride’s father is a fulfillment supervisor for the Jewish National Fund in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Her mother is at Temple Beth Sholom in Flushing, Queens. The bride is the stepdaughter of Elizabeth D. Olyha-Edelstein and Walter J. Costanza.
The groom, 33, is the financial coordinator for the sexual assault and violence intervention program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan. He graduated summa cum laude from the University at Albany, SUNY.
He is a son of Deborah S. Gross and Paul E. Gross of Flushing. His mother, who is retired, worked for the New York City Department of Education as a case worker in Flushing. His father is a human resources data analyst for the Mount Sinai Health System in Manhattan.
The couple met in 2016 through the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel.
Messalina Morley, James Alton
Messalina Teresa Morley and James Andrew Christian Alton were married May 28 at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York. The Rev. Michael Hilbert, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony.
Mrs. Morley-Alton, 22, is a television, film and stage actress who appeared in “The Passion of Love,” an independent film that premiered in May at the Asian Latino Film Festival in New York, and at the Hollywood Film Festival in March. The movie is now available on Amazon Prime. She is also a model, having signed with State Management, a modeling agency in New York. She graduated from the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.
She is a daughter of Ruth A. Morley and Alan T. Morley of Ridgewood, N.J. The bride’s father is a financial crimes and anti-money laundering compliance consultant with Oliver Wyman in New York. Her mother is a receptionist with Price, Meese, Shulman & D’Arminio, a law firm in Woodcliff Lakes, N.J.
Mr. Morley-Alton, also 22, is a design engineer, specializing in research and development for Ultraframe, a design engineering firm in Clitheroe, England. He graduated with honors from Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, England.
He is a son of Elizabeth Alton and David Alton of Preston, England. The groom’s father, who is also known as Baron Alton of Liverpool, is a politician currently serving in the British House of Lords, and was previously a member of the House of Commons. His mother, now retired, was a speech and language therapist for the National Health Service in Preston. She now volunteers as a teacher of the English language, working with refugees and asylum seekers throughout England.
The couple met as 12-year-olds at Stonyhurst College in England, where they were taking entrance exams for that school.
Alexandra Peacock, Katrina Fahey
Alexandra Peacock and Katrina Sachs Fahey were married June 1. Katherine R. Canny, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for this event, officiated at the Santa Margarita Ranch in Santa Margarita, Calif.
The couple met at the University of Michigan, from which each received a law degree.
Ms. Peacock (left), 28, is an associate at Munger, Tolles & Olson, a Los Angeles law firm. She graduated from Yale. She is a daughter of Susan Smith Crall of Asheville, N.C., and is a stepdaughter of Michael J. Crall.
Ms. Fahey, 30, was until May 28 an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, another Los Angeles law firm. She graduated from Cornell.
She is the daughter of Helen T. Sachs and Richard P. Fahey, both of Port Washington, N.Y.
The couple will use the surname Peacock after their marriage.
Marianne Kurlandski, James Kovacs
Marianne Anaïs Kurlandski and James Daniel Kovacs are to be married June 2 in the Bronx. Rabbi Julius Rabinowitz is to officiate at Wave Hill, the public garden.
Ms. Kurlandski, 36, is an associate in the private equity group, in Manhattan, of the law firm Goodwin. She graduated from the State University of New York, Albany, and received a law degree cum laude from New York Law School.
She is the daughter of Krysia Fisher Kurlandski and Alexander Kurlandski of Manhattan. The bride’s father is a software programmer at E-Trade, an electronic financial trading platform in Manhattan. Her mother retired as a curator at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.
Mr. Kovacs, 30, is in charge of strategy at TruSight, a financial technology company in Manhattan. He graduated from Brown.
He is a son of Ruth A. Kovacs and Peter A. Kovacs of Baton Rouge, La. The groom’s mother was a news reporter at The Birmingham News, and was then a stay-at-home parent. His father is the editor of The Advocate, a daily newspaper in Baton Rouge that was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in April for local reporting.
The couple was introduced by a mutual friend over dinner and drinks in Manhattan, in 2015.
Andrew Ogletree, Travis Long
Andrew Wingham Ogletree and William Travis Long were married June 1 in New York. The Rev. Cynthia A. Stravers performed the ceremony at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, where she is the associate rector.
Mr. Ogletree (left), 35, is an antiques dealer in New York. He graduated with honors from the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland, with a master’s degree in the history of art. He is now studying for a master’s degree at Yale Divinity School, earning a diploma in Anglican studies from Berkeley Divinity School, and intends to seek ordination in the Episcopal Church.
He is the son of Hope Gallagher Ogletree and John W. Ogletree of Fairfield, Conn. The groom’s mother is the development director at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in New York. His father sells chemicals used in silk-screen printing processes, and is also a substitute teacher in the public schools of Westport, Conn.
Mr. Long, 29, is known as Travis. He is the operations director at Ashwood Capital Management, a family office in Manhattan. He also graduated with honors from the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland, with a master’s degree in international relations.
He is a son of Janie Robinson Long and J. Robert Long of Austin, Tex. The groom’s mother is an associate in the dyslexia program of the Austin Independent School District. His father is a real estate development and engineering consultant in Austin.
Although Mr. Ogletree and Mr. Long attended St. Andrews, they didn’t meet until 2014, during a gala celebrating the university’s 600th anniversary.
Kelsey Parsons, Matthew Latessa
Kelsey Anne Hovbrender Parsons and Matthew Richard Latessa were married June 1 at the Green Building, an events space in Brooklyn. Stephanie R. Mercurio, a Universal Life minister, officiated.
Ms. Parsons, 29, is a communications officer in Manhattan for the International Rescue Committee, the humanitarian organization for refugees and other vulnerable populations. She graduated with high honors from Carleton University in Canada and is to begin studying for a master’s degree in media, communications and development at the London School of Economics in September.
She is the daughter of Cecilie Parsons and Paul G. Parsons of Oakville, Ontario. The bride’s father is a vice president for sales at 4GL Solutions, a software company in Markham, Ontario. Her mother is a financial services manager in the Oakville branch of the Bank of Montreal.
Mr. Latessa, also 29, is the assistant director for college success at the Teak Fellowship, a Manhattan program that helps low-income students prepare for and succeed in college. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., and received a master’s degree in higher and postsecondary education from Columbia University.
He is the son of Patricia Thoman Latessa and Robert G. Latessa of Miamiville, Ohio. The groom’s mother retired as a psychology teacher at Lakota West High School in West Chester Township, Ohio. His father is a mathematics teacher at Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio.
The couple met in 2015, when one of Ms. Parsons’s roommates invited Mr. Latessa, who was a college classmate of hers, to sleep on the apartment’s couch while he was in Manhattan on a business trip.
Sarah Habib, Eric Elias
Sarah Faith Habib and Eric Joseph Elias were married June 1 at Plum Street Temple in Cincinnati. Rabbi Lewis H. Kamrass officiated.
Ms. Habib, 29, is the founder and the chief executive of Mission2Move, a chronic stress prevention program for children, in Cincinnati. She graduated from Tufts.
She is a daughter of Elissa J. Habib and Mitchell J. Habib of Cincinnati. The bride’s father is the founder and chief executive of FCM, a consulting firm in Cincinnati that helps global companies maximize their cost efficiency. Her mother, who was a stay-at-home parent, is the president of Issac M. Wise Temple, and on the board of Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region.
Mr. Elias, 34, works in Chicago and Cincinnati as a director at FCM, where he focuses on the organizational structures of its clients. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis.
He is a son of Linda L. Elias and Thomas J. Elias of West Chester, Ohio. The groom’s mother, who was a stay-at-home parent, was an accounting assistant in the 1980s at Dektas & Eger, an advertising firm, which was in Cincinnati. His father retired as the owner of Elias College Prospects in Cincinnati, which guides student athletes in applying to colleges and scholarships. He is now a consultant in technology and higher education in Cincinnati.
The groom’s previous marriage ended in divorce.
The couple, who were set up in January 2017 by a former colleague of Mr. Elias, and an employee of Ms. Habib’s father, met first on a professional basis after Mr. Elias reached out to Ms. Habib on LinkedIn for an 8 a.m. networking meet-up at a San Francisco coffee shop. The thinly disguised meet-up quickly turned into something more social, and he later asked her out. That evening Ms. Habib had dinner with a friend, who coincidentally dated him once, and predicted they would get married.
Jessie Tang, Jesse Chorng
Jessie Hannah Tang and Jesse Daoguang Chorng were married June 1 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, Calif. Noa Kaplan, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated, incorporating Buddhist and Christian traditions.
Ms. Tang, 29, is pursuing an M.B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley. Until 2018, she led corporate fund-raising and partnerships at Pursuit, Queens, a nonprofit organization in Long Island City, Queens, that trains underserved communities mainly in New York City for software development roles at technology companies. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke.
She is a daughter of Jean L. Tang and Joseph Y. Tang of Diamond Bar, Calif. The bride’s father, who is retired, worked in Torrance, Calif., as a senior accountant at Pentel, the Japanese writing instrument company. Her mother is a manager of commercial and residential buildings in the Los Angeles area.
Mr. Chorng, 31, is an executive producer at 88rising, a media company and record label in Manhattan. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, and received an M.F.A. in design media art from University of California, Los Angeles. Until 2016, he was an artist in residence at New Inc, the New Museum’s arts and tech incubator. In 2015, two of his interactive installations, “32x32xZ” and “Like Me Now,” were on display at PKM Gallery in Seoul.
He is a son of Maria S. Chorng and Kai Y. Chorng of La Habra Heights, Calif. The groom’s parents own Trigon Components, a manufacturer and supplier of electronic components with factories in China and Indonesia; the firm is based in Brea, Calif.
The couple, who went to Troy High School in Fullerton, Calif., but did not know each other, met in 2008 through a mutual friend in Brooklyn while they were summer college interns in New York City.
Corinne Lewis, Megan Myers
Corinne Paige Lewis and Megan Lee Myers were married May 31 at the marriage bureau in Brooklyn. Huiling Zheng, a staff member of the city clerk’s office, officiated. On June 1, R. Lee Farmer, a friend of the couple, led them in their vows at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Ms. Lewis (left), 29, is a senior research associate of health care delivery system reform at the Commonwealth Fund in Manhattan, a national health care foundation. She graduated magna cum laude from Boston University, and received an M.S.W. from Columbia.
She is a daughter of Celine P. Lewis and Robert D. Lewis of Ocean City, N.J. Ms. Lewis’s father is the chief executive and president of Closet & Storage Concepts, a closet organizing systems firm in West Berlin, N.J. Her mother works in Marlton, N.J., as a senior regional vice president at T. J. Maxx, the off-price retailer based in Natick, Mass.
Until 2018 Ms. Myers, 33, was the senior director of partnership marketing at the Princeton Review, a college admissions test preparation company in Manhattan. She graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan.
She is the daughter of Nancy A. Gilmore of Highland Lake, N.Y., and Richard A. Myers of Waterford, Mich., and the stepdaughter of Deborah A. Myers. Ms. Myers’s father is an engineer in the street and racing technology group at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Auburn Hills, Mich. Her mother retired as an independent management consultant in Farmington Hills, Mich.
The couple met in 2012 when Ms. Lewis, who was living in Boston, spent a weekend with their mutual friend Ms. Farmer in Manhattan. At dinner, Ms. Lewis told their friend that she had a feeling she would marry Ms. Myers someday. Two years later, after Ms. Lewis was accepted to Columbia and planned to move to Manhattan, Ms. Farmer decided it was time to set them up. They had their first date Memorial Day weekend at Victor’s, a seafood restaurant in Provincetown, Mass., and then began dating over the summer.
Caroline Quigley, Frederick Adler
Caroline Denison Quigley and Frederick George Adler were married June 1 at the University Club of New York. Chaplain Jewelnel Davis, the Columbia University chaplain, officiated, leading the ceremony with Cantor Laura Stein.
The bride and groom, both 27, met at the University of Pennsylvania, from which they each graduated cum laude. In August, each is to begin pursuing an M.B.A. at Columbia.
Mrs. Adler is a manager of the United States consumer lending card product management team at American Express in New York, where she focuses on strategies for the cash-back card portfolios.
She is a daughter of Patricia D. Denison and Austin E. Quigley of New York. The bride’s father is the Brander Matthews professor of dramatic literature at Columbia. From 1995 to 2009 he was the dean of Columbia College. He is the author of books and essays on Harold Pinter and other modern playwrights. Her mother is a senior lecturer teaching dramatic literature in the English department at Barnard College. From 2014 to 2018 she was the associate provost there.
Mr. Adler is an associate on the corporate development and mergers and acquisitions team in the Short Hills and New York offices of KPMG, an accounting and professional services firm.
He is a son of Catherine Adler and Frederick R. Adler, both of New York. The groom’s mother is a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway producer whose plays include “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” and “Angels in America.” She is a producer of several current shows, including “Tootsie,” “The Ferryman,”“Network” and “Be More Chill.” His father, who is retired, was the managing director and a general partner in related investment funds at a venture capital management fund bearing his name in New York. He was also an early investor in the Israeli high-tech industry, as well as a founder of Athena Venture Partners, which was a United States-Israeli venture capital fund.
The couple met in 2012 at college just before their history of theater class began. Mr. Adler, who was watching the Tottenham Hotspur soccer match, looked over and noticed Ms. Quigley coincidentally checking her laptop for the Premier League’s latest score for Newcastle United (her father, who is from there, was a former youth player on the team). They became friendly, and during the semester they each studied in London, she invited him to his first live Premiere League game three hours away in Newcastle.
Aubrey Cox, Joseph Ottenstein
Aubrey Jeanne Cox and Joseph Benjamin Ottenstein were married June 1 in Norman, Okla. Brie J. Loskota, a friend of the couple who became a minister through the American Fellowship Church, officiated in the courtyard at the University of Oklahoma’s Memorial Union, in a ceremony that included both Jewish and Christian traditions.
Mrs. Ottenstein, 31, leads the youth programs at the United States Institute of Peace, an organization that works to help countries to solve their problems without violent conflict. She graduated from the College of Charleston and received a master’s degree in international relations from American University.
She is the daughter of Lisa Chronister Cox and Mark R. Cox, both of Norman. The bride’s father is an environmental planning and real estate acquisition consultant in Norman. Her mother is a vocational rehabilitation counselor, also in Norman.
Mr. Ottenstein, 29, is a senior account manager in the Washington office of Insight Global, a staffing and recruiting company. He graduated from Syracuse.
He is the son of Ellen Cohen Ottenstein and Grant B. Ottenstein of Rockville, Md. The groom’s mother is a psychotherapist and social worker in private practice in Rockville. His father owns Ottenstein Insurance and Financial Services, also in Rockville.
The couple met in 2016, when they were seated next to each other at the wedding of a mutual friend, in Charlottesville, Va.
Scott Hess, Marcos Rodriquez
Scott Alexander Hess and Marcos Antonio Rodriguez were married June 1 at the Church of the Holy Trinity in New York. The Rev. John Beddingfield, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony.
Mr. Hess (left), 57, is a novelist and author of “Skyscraper” (Lethe Press, 2016) and “The River Runs Red,” which is to be released by Lethe Press next month. He is the director of communications at Barrier Free Living, an emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities in New York. He also teaches novel and fiction writing at Gotham Writers Workshop in New York.
He is a son Mary A. Hess of St. Louis and the late Earl A. Hess.
Mr. Rodriguez, 55, works in New York as a manager at Amex Global Business Travel, a travel management company based in Jersey City.
He is a son Ana C. Rodriguez of Elizabeth, N.J., and the late Jose L. Rodriguez
The couple met in 2013 on a dating site.
Paruul Batra, Steven Maheshwary
Paruul Batra and Steven Nicholas Maheshwary were married May 27 at the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson in Jersey City. Pandit Harendra R. Dave, a Hindu priest, officiated.
Mrs. Maheshwary, 27, is a public relations strategist at Amazon, in Seattle. She graduated from Rutgers.
She is the daughter of Manisha Bhalla of Plainsboro, N.J. The bride’s mother is a senior paralegal at Cognizant Technology Solutions, an information technology company in Teaneck, N.J.
Mr. Maheshwary, 29, also works at Amazon, and leads marketing for underserved populations. He is a member of Seattle’s community technology advisory board, which provides counsel to the mayor and City Council on issues relating to information and technology. He graduated from Harvard, and in 2016 was a Fulbright scholar in Sabah, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo, conducting research, teaching social entrepreneurship to high school students and teaching English.
He is the son of Neelam Maheshwary of Houston, and Ashok Maheshwary of Jersey City. The groom’s mother is a day trader. His father is a risk manager for Mizuho Capital Markets, a financial services business in New York.
The couple met in 2015 through the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel, and had their first date in Seattle.
Sarah Rogers, Daniel Watt
Sarah Lawton Rogers and Daniel James Watt were married June 1 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in St. Louis. The Rev. Joseph Wallace-Williams, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony.
The bride, who is 36 and works in New York, is a director of strategy for the Freeman Company, a Dallas-based company that provides integrated services for marketing and brand-building events. She graduated from Vanderbilt University, from which she also received a master’s degree in organizational leadership.
She is a daughter of Penelope Short Rogers of St. Louis, and Morris Weldon Rogers III of Boca Grande, Fla. The bride’s father retired as the president and owner of EckAdams, a company in St. Louis that manufactured office furniture. Her mother is the founder and owner of the Highland Hedgehog, a home and fashion accessories retailer in St. Louis.
The groom, who is 33 and also works in New York, is a senior manager in the transaction advisory services practice of EisnerAmper, an accounting firm, where he advises clients on mergers and acquisitions. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut, from which he also received a master’s degree in accounting.
He is a son of Marjorie Watt and James Douglas Watt of Westport, Conn. The groom’s mother was a stay-at-home parent. His father is the chief audit executive at Fannie Mae in Washington, having retired as a partner from the banking practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York.
The couple met on Bumble in July 2017.
Bianca Livi, Danny Avizov
Bianca Sarah Livi and Danny Elchanan Avizov were married May 27 at Greentree Country Club in New Rochelle, N.Y. Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff officiated.
The bride, 35, is a senior business lead at Google in New York, where she drives digital media sales growth for Google and YouTube and builds strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. She graduated cum laude from Barnard College.
She is a daughter of Guita M. Livi and Khosrow A. Livi of Great Neck, N.Y. The bride’s father, who specializes in pearls, owns a jewelry business in New York that bears his name. Her mother is a residential real estate agent at Coldwell Banker in Great Neck.
The groom, 41, is the senior valuation manager for watches at the RealReal, a luxury consignment company in New York, for which he authenticates and valuates timepieces.
He is a son of Yaffa Avizov and Eliahu Avizov of Fort Lee, N.J. The groom’s mother retired as an advertising account executive at AdInc J. Kaplan in Teaneck, N.J. His father, who specialized in diamond cutting, retired as the owner of a diamond manufacturing company in New York that bore his name.
The couple met online in September 2017.
Catherine Braun, David Stern
Catherine Ruth Braun and David Alexander Stern were married May 30 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Joey Tai, a staff member in the New York City Clerk’s Office, officiated. On June 22, Jeffrey A. Cavanaugh, a friend of the couple, is to lead them through their vows at Château de Varennes in the Burgundy region of France.
Mrs. Stern, 36, is a management consultant in the life sciences and health care practice of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, the New York professional services concern. She graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, received a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Towson University in Maryland, and received a master’s degree in public health from Harvard.
She is the daughter of I. Caroline Braun and David Maxwell Braun of McLean, Va. The bride’s father, who is retired, was the editor in chief for digital media at National Geographic in Washington. He continues to serve as a safari expert for the National Geographic Society. Her mother is a copy editor for National Geographic.
Mr. Stern, 35, is the senior vice president for television development and production at Playground Entertainment, a production company in New York. He graduated with honors from Northeastern.
He is the son of Sandra J. Stern of Mahwah, N.J., and the late Frank P. Stern. The groom’s mother is the project manager for translation services in the Ridgewood, N.J., office of Inlingua, a language school. His father retired as the vice president for software development in the Montvale, N.J., office of TeleCheck, a financial services company.
The couple met in 2017 through the League, an online dating service.
Caroline McMahon, Brendan Rivera
Caroline Ann McMahon and Brendan Joseph Rivera were married June 1 at the Bowery Hotel in New York. Brendan Baum, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated.
Mrs. Rivera, 29, is an associate specializing in litigation and trial practice in the Manhattan office of Latham & Watkins, a law firm based in Los Angeles. She graduated from Pace University and received a law degree from Northwestern.
She is the daughter of Maria E. Peters of Mount Vernon, N.Y., and the stepdaughter of Brian Peters. The bride’s mother and stepfather retired from Verizon in Valhalla, N.Y., where her mother was a senior marketing manager and her stepfather was a senior consultant.
Mr. Rivera, 33, is an audio technician in Brooklyn for Crossley Acoustics. He received an associate degree from Westchester Community College.
He is a son of Paula Rivera and Richard Rivera of Mamaroneck, N.Y. The groom’s mother retired as an English teacher at Resurrection Grammar School in Rye, N.Y. His father, also retired, was the chief of police for the town of Mamaroneck.
The couple met through mutual friends at a house party in Brooklyn in 2009.
Alana Warhit, Kevin Beckoff
Dr. Alana Warhit and Kevin Sean Beckoff were married May 27 at the Woodbury Jewish Center in Woodbury, N.Y. Rabbi Joe Wolfson officiated.
Dr. Warhit, 27, is a resident in the psychiatry department of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She graduated summa cum laude with a degree in chemistry and Jewish studies from Columbia, and received a medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.
She is a daughter of Helene Warhit and Dr. Jeffrey M. Warhit of Woodmere, N.Y. The bride’s father is a radiologist at four of the Nassau County offices of Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, a group practice based in Farmingdale, N.Y. Her mother was a stay-at-parent, and is a matchmaker for YUConnects.com, an online Jewish dating site.
Mr. Beckoff, 29, is an associate in the real estate group in the Manhattan office of Kirkland and Ellis, a Chicago-based law firm. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in psychology and Near Eastern languages and civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania, and received a law degree from N.Y.U.
He is a son of Ronnie Beckoff-Borins of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Norman M. Beckoff of Fair Lawn, N.J.; and a stepson of Paul M. Borins. The groom’s mother, who is retired, ran an interior design studio in Ridgewood, N.J. She is the editor of “Boulders,” her community newsletter in Scottsdale. He father is a wealth manager and principal at Prestige Capital Management, an investment management firm in Lake Success, N.Y.
The couple met at a speed-dating event in September 2017 for modern Orthodox Jews on the Upper West Side, and spoke briefly while the group mingled before their actual face-to-face, three-minute encounter. A week later, their first real date over drinks on the Upper East Side had less of a time constraint and went on for about three hours.
Elizabeth Pearce, George Zoulias
Elizabeth Jackson Pearce and George Coombs Zoulias were married June 1 at Devon Yacht Club in Amagansett, N.Y. Timothy Wilson, a Baptist chaplain with the United States Joint Special Operations Command, officiated; he was the groom’s battalion chaplain while they were deployed to Mosul, Iraq, in 2005.
Mrs. Zoulias, who is 33 and works in Rockville, Md., is an assistant public defender for Montgomery County, Md. She graduated from Barnard College and received a law degree from the University of San Francisco.
She is a daughter of Jane Ely Pearce and John I. Pearce of Washington. The bride’s father retired as the university architect for Duke. Her mother, also retired, worked in Raleigh, N.C., as a federal public defender for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Mr. Zoulias, 38, is the founder of Perfecta, a technology company that focuses on cybersecurity and secure collaboration. He previously spent nine years as a special agent in the Army, and was last stationed at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, having achieved the rank of sergeant first class.
He is a son of Christine Coombs Zoulias and Charles George Zoulias of Manchester, N.H. The groom’s father owns Perfecta Wine, a wine and spirits import and distribution company in Manchester, where the groom’s mother, a former social worker, serves as human resources and personnel manager.
The couple met in September 2017 through the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel.
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