Heather Elizabeth Young and Daniel H. Branch Jr. exchanged sacred wedding vows at Trinity By The Cove Episcopal Church in Naples, Fla. on Sept. 12, 2015. The Reverend Edward C. Gleason officiated the evening ceremony. A reception of dining and dancing followed at The Port Royal Club in Naples. The parents of the groom hosted the rehearsal dinner at Cafe Lurcat on the eve of the wedding.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Van G. Young of New Canaan, Conn. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. David T. Kearns of Rochester, N.Y. and the late Mr. David T. Kearns; and Mrs. J. Richard Young of Naples, Fla. and the late Mr. J. Richard Young. The groom is the son of the Honorable and Mrs. Daniel H. Branch of Dallas. He is the grandson of Mrs. Charles L. Branch of San Antonio, and the late Dr. Charles L. Branch; and Mr. Victor E. Salvino Jr. of Dallas and the late Mrs. Victor E. Salvino Jr.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. For her wedding Heather selected an Oscar de la Renta silk mikado gown and a Homa silk organza veil. She wore her grandmother Shirley Kearns’ sapphire bangle.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of New Canaan High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in economics with a minor in art history upon graduating cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2009 where she was also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Heather currently manages the southwest sales for WNP Media in Dallas. The groom is a 2005 graduate of St. Mark’s School of Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science in history and economics, and a minor in corporate strategy upon graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2009, where he was also a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. Daniel is an acquisitions and asset management professional within the real estate group of Crow Holdings Capital.
Following their wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple have made Dallas their home.