Michelle was born in St. Louis, MO where she and her sister, Stephanie, grew up with their parents, Bob and Janet. As a family, they spent many of their weekends running local road races, including the "Frostbite Series," which felt about like its name implies. Throughout her younger years, Michelle enjoyed competing in triathlons, swim meets and cross country races all around the country. She has always loved math and science, and for that reason, she completed undergraduate degrees in electrical and computer engineering. Michelle moved to Atlanta for graduate school at Georgia Tech, and is (finally) completing her PhD in bioengineering as we speak. She is excited to transition into the technical consulting world this summer when she goes to work for Exponent in Atlanta.
Michael was born in Portsmouth, VA while his mother, Pam, was serving as an medical officer in the Navy. After a brief stint at Camp Lejeune, his family moved back to Fredericksburg, VA, where Michael spent his childhood with his sister, Sarah. Michael's father, Dave, was a well-known falconer and raptor breeder, and Michael spent a great deal of his early years hunting small game with birds of prey. Michael received an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at the ever snowy University of Rochester. He then moved to sunny Atlanta, GA for graduate studies in biomedical engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory. His half-sister, Holly, and half-brother, Dan, also fled upstate New York for the milder weather of VA.After receiving his PhD, he joined a startup company that is commercializing a cancer imaging technology of which he is a co-inventor.
The Westin Hotel, St. John, The U.S. Virgin Islands
A private ceremony and reception for immediate family is being held at The Westin St. John Resort and Villas on Memorial Day, May 26th, 2014.
The Westin St. John Resort and Villas
300A Chocolate Hole
PO Box 8310
St John, USVI 00831
The Wedding Party
Matron of Honor:
Maid of Honor:
Sarah Kate Mancini
Best Man and Officiant:
The wedding party will be staying at a nearby villa of Caribbean Villas of St. John
A reception for family and friends is being held near St. Louis at the
Best Western in Festus, Missouri on June 14th, 2014.
Best Western Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
1200 W Gannon Drive
Festus, MO 63028
A cocktail hour reception begins at 6pm. Dinner is at 7pm, follwed by cake and dancing until 11pm.
For those wishing to spend the night, a room block is available at a discounted rate until June 1st (ask for the Kuykendal/Mancini block). Hotel reservations can be made by calling the hotel.
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