Wardell and Cecily Flemings
Cecily Alison Flemings, daughter of Professors Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis-Flemings
and Merton Flemings of Cambridge, Mass., to Steven William Wardell,
son of Dorothy and Dr. William Wardell of Princeton, on June 18
at Park Street Congregational Church on Boston Common. Dr. Daniel
Verrengia, Minister of Pastoral Care, performed the afternoon
The bride, 24, is the Managing Director of Cecily
Celebrates, LLC, a consulting firm in the Boston area specializing
in enhancing life through food and entertaining. She received
her B.A. with honors from Harvard College, majoring in East Asian
The groom, 33, also graduated from Harvard College,
with honors in economics. He received an M.Phil. from Cambridge
University (Emmanuel College) in economics, and an M.B.A. from
Harvard Business School. As a principal at CPP Advisors, LLC,
a life-science boutique investment bank in Boston, he provides
corporate finance and advisory services for the life-science industry.
The couple met in January 2004 at a charity ball. Both the bride
and the groom have studied and worked in Japan. The groom described
his experiences there in a book, Rising Sons and Daughters: Life
Among Japan's New Young.
The bride's mother is Professor
Emerita of Japanese Art in the Art History Department of Boston
University. The bride's father is Toyota Professor Emeritus of
Materials Processing at M.I.T., and Director of the Lemelson-M.I.T.
Program, designed to encourage, honor, and support inventors in
the United States and in developing countries.
mother is a certified financial planner; his father is president
of Wardell Associates International, LLC, a consulting firm to
the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries on
drug and device strategy and development.
J. Mihan and Christine E. Bragg
E. Bragg of Bangor, Maine, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John R.
McGill, of Bangor, Maine, to Eric J. Mihan, of Princeton, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Mihan, Jr. of Oxford, Maryland and grandson
of long-time Princeton residents, Eric P. and Irma Mihan.
Bragg received bachelor's degrees in French and Business Administration
from Washington and Lee University in 1999.
She is currently
employed by Masala Communications, Inc. in East Brunswick, New
Jersey. Miss Bragg also teaches dance at several dance studios
in Central New Jersey.
Mr. Mihan, a Princeton native, received
his bachelor's in music from Hamilton College in 2000. He is currently
pursuing operatic training and performance in the Metropolitan
area and is an employee of the Princeton Corkscrew Wine Shop.
couple currently resides in Princeton. A September wedding is
planned in Cooperstown, New York, where they met while working
at the Glimmerglass Opera Company.