Ackerman ~ Leskoven
Laura is the daughter of Les and Karen Leskoven of Corsicana, and the late Terri Poehl Leskoven. She is the granddaughter of Ed and Clara Poehl of Waco. She is a 2008 graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Writing, and a 2012 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Arts degree in Advertising. Laura is currently a Senior Analyst at Kepler Group, a digital marketing firm in New York City.
Nick is the son of Paul and Eileen Ackerman of Phoenix, Maryland. He is the grandson of Marjorie Ackerman and the late Karl Ackerman of Bethesda, Maryland, and the late Jack and Joan McCloskey of Bethesda. He is a 2009 graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology, magna cum laude. Nick is currently Operations Manager at MoneyLion, a financial technology firm in New York City.
The bride's longtime best friend, Ida Jamshidi of Waco, was her Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Rachel Bishop of Los Angeles, Kelly Graf of Los Angeles, Sarah Pontier of Boulder, Colorado, and Ashley Reather of Baltimore. Kathryn Ackerman and Maya Ackerman, both of Phoenix, Maryland, attended Laura as Junior Bridesmaids.
Nick's best man was his brother Colin Ackerman of Boulder, Colorado. Groomsmen were Ryan Ackerman of Phoenix, Maryland, Joey Cannizzaro of Los Angeles, Dan Esposito of New York City, Andrew Leskoven of Waco and Alex Rikleen of Newark, Delaware. Ushers were Peter Sherer of New York City and Derek Welch of Boston.
The bride and groom enjoyed a week-long honeymoon in Manchester, Vermont, and are now back at home in Park Slope, Brooklyn.