Colleen White weds Carson Brown
Published 12:59 pm, Saturday, October 3, 2015
The bride, 30, is a Boston-based media specialist at SutherlandGold, a public relations agency headquartered in San Francisco. She directs media relations campaigns for consumer technology brands. She graduated from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. Her father, who works in Boston, is the financial adviser to the president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox. From 1991 to 2002, he worked in New York as the chief financial officer of Major League Baseball. The bride’s mother is an owner and breeder of thoroughbred racehorses and the president of Packsaddle Road, a company in Palm Springs, Calif., that breeds thoroughbreds.
The bridegroom, also 30, is the associate director of facilities and operations at Boston College. Prior to his work in Boston, he was the assistant athletic director for facilities and events at the University of San Francisco. He graduated from Boston College, and holds a master’s degree in sport management from the University of San Francisco. His father works from Portland, Maine, as the New England sales manager for air conditioning with an American unit of Fujitsu, the Japanese equipment manufacturer and services company.
The bride’s parents have lived in Westport since 1981 and raised three children. Over the years they have been active in the Westport community. Since 1983, Jeff White has served as treasurer, president, and most recently chairman of Westport Little League and Westport Baseball and Softball. Sue White served as the softball program commissioner for many years. She also assisted at Westport's Academy of Dance program.
The family donated the funds to construct the Little League field named after Jeff’s father, James, in 1992. The town dedicated the entire Town Farms complex, as well as its road, in tribute to Mary Ellen White, Jeff’s aunt, who for many years ran local Little League operations, after her death in 2006.
Erin Hallman, the bride’s sister, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included the bridegroom’s sister, Caroline Brown, along with Heidi Millar, Stacy Stevens, Ashley Edwards and Vanessa Hernandez. The bridegroom’s brothers, Cameron and Austin Brown, served as best men. Groomsmen included the bride’s brother, Sean White, along with Christopher Casey, Sherwin Parkhurst, Michael O’Connor, Charles Beale and William Flynn.
The couple met in San Francisco and now resides in Boston, after relocating to the East Coast following the wedding.