Marie and Jon Shao

Marie and Jon Shao

Married on May 26, 2013 in Potomac, MD

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Bride and Groom

Marie and Jonathan Shao. Jonathan was born and raised in Bethesda where he now continues to grow the family-owned advertising agency.

The Wedding

May 26, 2013. The ceremony was held at Our Lady of Mercy, in Potomac and the reception at Chima Steakhouse, McLean VA

How they met

Through a mutual friend

First date

Attended “Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway

The proposal

Gramercy Park in Manhattan, in New York City. When she said “Yes”, friends & family popped out from behind the bushes to surprise the bride-to-be.

Number of people who attended


Wedding Theme

Eat, Drink, Love

Favorite detail

Having Kristian Cortez roll his famous cigars with the couple's personalized cigar wrappers at the reception

Favorite Moment of the day

Saying “I Do"


Love Couture


Genevieve Leiper

The Honeymoon

Kauai, HI


Tyson’s Flower Affair

Hair and Makeup

Victoria Stiles

Invitations and programs

Dragonbridge, Inc


Evan Reitmeyer, MyDeeJay


Diamond Limo

The Cake

Cakes Plus


DC Rentals

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