Darcy Clayton Newell and Alexander Hastings Muñoz were married May 5 at the Cornerstone Sonoma, an events space in Sonoma, Calif. Jessica Staley, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated.
The bride, 31, is a senior director and head of verbal branding at Prophet Brand Strategy, a consultancy in San Francisco. She graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt.
She is the daughter of Marjorie Newell and H. Peter Newell of Houston. The bride’s father serves as the managing director of Vontobel Asset Management in New York.
The groom, also 31, is the vice president for finance at Jitterbit, a technology company based in Alameda, Calif., that helps professionals connect applications, data and systems. He graduated from N.Y.U.
He is a son of Nancy Foster Muñoz and the late Dr. Eric Muñoz. The groom’s mother, a registered nurse, became the assemblywoman for the 21st District of New Jersey upon her husband’s death in 2009, and has held the position since. His father was a trauma surgeon and professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, and an assemblyman for the 21st District of New Jersey.
The couple met when they were eight years old at Brayton Elementary School in Summit, N.J.