Facebook consumer communications manager Chelsea Vaofu’a Maughan and Scott Kohler’s courtship began like a romantic storyline on West Wing—they met through mutual friends in D.C. while she was working at the State Department and he was at the Department of Energy.
Christy Maddox and Rob Haile had been dating for a year and a half when she attempted to plan a weekend to celebrate his birthday. Rob had plans of his own though. “He hijacked the trip for the purpose of the proposal,” laughs Christy.
It actually wasn’t until after Renée Brockinton left D.C. to attend business school in Dallas, TX, that she really connected with Jay Farmer. “Two couple friends were getting married, and we ran into each other at both of those weddings,” says Renée.
Former Ralph Lauren designer Marion Hickman (who recently launched her own consulting company called Marion Hickman Designs) met financial analyst Nick Meythaler when they were first years at the University of Virginia, but they didn’t start officially dating until three years later.