Gregory Lee Williams Jr. and Trevor Rick Sorrells were married June 15 at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in Ithaca, N.Y. Isabel Nocedal, a friend of the couple who was ordained by the Universal Life Church, officiated.
Mr. Williams (left), 34, is a senior manager for sales, in New York, for Adobe Systems, the software company. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received a master’s degree in applied statistics from Columbia in May.
He is the son of Pamela M. Williams and Gregory L. Williams of Birmingham. The groom’s mother retired as a procurement manager at the Birmingham campus of the University of Alabama. His father retired as a field-operations manager at Energen, an oil and gas exploration and production company that had its headquarters in Birmingham.
Dr. Sorrells, 32, is a postdoctoral fellow at Rockefeller University in New York, and studies mosquito neurobiology and behavior. He graduated from Stanford and received a doctoral degree in molecular biology from the University of California, San Francisco.
He is a son of Nancy R. Sorrells and Mark E. Sorrells of Ithaca. The groom’s mother retired as a copy editor, in Ithaca, for the journals of the Ecological Society of America. His father is a professor of plant breeding and genetics at Cornell.
The couple met on the dating website OkCupid in 2011, when both lived in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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