Wendy Jill Ross and Charles Dean Leedy were married Sunday, May 24, 2015, at six o’clock in the evening in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Rev. Debra Brazzel officiated at the ceremony held at Coquette Brasserie in North Hills with family and friends from North Carolina, Vermont and from around the country joining in the celebration. Both Kathryn Ann Ross, of San Francisco, CA, daughter of Wendy Jill Ross, and Alexander Thomas Leedy, of Los Angeles, CA, son of Charles Dean Leedy, offered inspirational readings during the marriage ceremony.
Also in attendance were the couple’s other children, including Evan Roberts Ross of Burlington, VT., Brandon Charles Leedy of Madison, WI., and Cameron Dean Leedy of Chapel Hill, N.C. The groom’s brother, David Barry Leedy of San Diego, CA, and the bride’s sisters, Susan Leigh Faehl of Fayetteville, PA and Jaclyn Anne Fink of Los Angeles, CA, were also in attendance.
Wendy Jill Ross graduated from Syracuse University, St. Michael’s College with a Master’s Degree in Administration and cum laude from North Carolina State University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She served at the Vermont Agency of Education as the State Coordinator for Education for Homeless Children and Youth and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.
Charles Dean Leedy is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Chapel Hill Investment Advisors, a local investment management firm. Mr. Leedy previously served as Investment Director for the Endowment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Leedy graduated from Drexel University and Harvard Business School.
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The couple will reside in Durham, North Carolina.