Ashley Danielle Etienne and Nigel Audley Stephens were united in marriage at 7 p.m. on March 27, 2015 in a private, intimate ceremony in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. Reverend Maxine Reed-Vance officiated the ceremony.
Ashley is a Special Assistant to President Obama and Cabinet Communications Director at the White House. She is a former spokesperson for Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in the House of Representatives. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2000 and received a Master’s Degree in Political Communications from Johns Hopkins University in 2009.
She is the daughter of Avys Poe of Galveston, Texas and John Foreman of Texas City, Texas, as well as the stepdaughter of Sherrod Poe.
Nigel is the Director of Government Relations for Accenture Federal Services (AFS). He graduated from Towson University, and received a Master’s Degree in Political Management from The George Washington University, a Certificate in Financial Management from Georgetown University, and a MBA from the University of Maryland University College.
Nigel is the son of Yvonne and Audley Stephens of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Ashley and Nigel will reside in Washington, DC.