Stephanie Cordes, Eric Stephenson

Stephanie Cordes, Eric Stephenson

February 21, 2019

Stephanie Nicole Cordes and Eric Hayes Stephenson were married Feb. 16 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, an events space in New York. Josh Tanenbaum, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated.

The bride, 29, and groom, 31, met in the New York office of the Cordes Foundation, a family foundation of which they are chairs, that focuses on social entrepreneurship, impact investing and the economic advancement of women.

Mrs. Stephenson graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the daughter of Marty M. Cordes and Ron D. Cordes of New York, who are the founders of the foundation. The bride’s father was until 2009 the chief executive of Assetmark, a financial services firm in Concord, Calif.

Mr. Stephenson is also the director of client services at Align Impact, a specialized impact advisory firm in Los Angeles. He graduated from Temple University and received a master’s degree in education from the University of the Pacific. He is a son of Iliana R. Brice of Anna, Tex., and Edward H. Stephenson of Anderson, S.C. The groom’s mother is the manager of global trade compliance at Raytheon in McKinney, Tex. His father is a senior database administrator at PDX, a software company for pharmacy fulfillment in Fort Worth.

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