Laura Elizabeth Foster and Joel Fraser Whitaker were married on Sunday, March 27, 2011, in the Mission Blue Chapel at Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito, Calif. The officiant was The Rev. Margaret Irwin, former rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Palo Alto, which the Foster family attended while the bride was growing up.
The bride attended Walter Hays Elementary School, Jordan Middle School and Palo Alto High School, and received a bachelor's degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She is the daughter of Barbara and Winfield Foster, 45-year residents of Palo Alto.
The groom, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, is an alumnus of Oberlin College. He is the son of Sidney Whitaker of Cedar Point, Ill., and Gwen Allison of Victoria, British Columbia.
The newlyweds, who are both employed by the Corporate Executive Board, will make their first home in Singapore.