Meet our bridesmaids and groomsmen! We are honored to have our family and best friends stand with us on our special day:
Stefani Donovan, maid of honor
Stefani is Kelly’s cousin. We grew up together, first in Pinellas County then long-distance between Clearwater and Lake Worth. Stefani and Kelly both enjoy country music concerts and the Florida Strawberry Festival. Stefani is marrying Nick Bradley on April 26! They live in Tampa.
Susan Droessler, matron of honor
Susan is a dear friend of Kelly’s from the University of Miami. We served together for two years as resident assistants in Eaton Residential Hall. Susan is a highly talented music therapist and lives in Tallahassee with her husband Chuck and her adorable 1-year-old daughter Charlotte.
Tracy Donovan, Bridesmaid
Tracy is Kelly’s sister-in-law. She and Kelly’s brother David married in May 2009. Tracy also grew up in Clearwater/Safety Harbor, and attended UF the same time as Kelly. Tracy works for the Jungle Bus and lives in New Port Richey, Fla.
Gena White, honorary bridesmaid
Gena and Kelly met in lane 6 of the Countryside Country Club swim team practice and quickly bonded over not wanting to complete their practice sets. That same summer, Kelly and family moved in next door, and we spent the next 18 years growing up together. Gena proudly owns a residential cleaning business and lives in Port Richey, Fla. Gena is unable to attend the wedding in August but will be there in spirit!
Morgan Clark, bridesmaid
Morgan is Jason’s sister and grew up in Marietta, GA. She trains and rides horses in Atlanta and Ocala, FL. Kelly is looking forward to having another sister-in-law!
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Michael Joyce, best man
Mike and Jason have been friends since fifth grade. Mike and his wife Erin live in Dubai but expect to return to the U.S. this summer.
Jason Javer, groomsman
“Javer” and Jason have been friends since high school. He lives in Kennesaw, Ga. with his fiancee Kim and works for a private security firm.
J.P. Epps, groomsman
J.P. and Jason met in elementary school. He lives in New Smyrna Beach with his wife Breanna and two children.
Preston Settle, groomsman
Preston and Jason became friends while training at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri in 2006. They enjoyed camping and canoeing together. Preston and his wife Mallorie live in Alabama.
David Donovan, groomsman
David is Kelly’s younger brother. When not researching land to sell in Florida, he enjoys boating, home improvement projects, and golfing. He and Tracy live in New Port Richey, Fla. with their terrier mix Maggie.