Kylie Lynn Thoman and Reid William Ellison were married Dec. 8 at the Lyford Cay Club in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. The Venerable Keith Cartwright, the archdeacon of the Anglican Diocese of Southern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, officiated.
Mrs. Ellison, 27, is a manager of product development on the enterprise digital and analytics team at American Express in New York. She graduated from Princeton.
She is a daughter of Lynn Bendheim Thoman and Gordon R. Thoman of Greenwich, Conn. The bride’s father teaches international business leadership at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, and CEIBS, a business school in Shanghai. He is a former chief executive of Xerox, leaving in 2000, and a former chief financial officer of I.B.M. Her mother teaches public private partnerships and leadership of nonprofits at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She is a member of its board, and also serves on the boards of Brookings, Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Medical School.
Mr. Ellison, 31, is a portfolio manager at Shelter Growth Capital Partners, a Connecticut-based mortgage credit fund. He graduated from Columbia, where he serves on the board of managers for the university’s engineering alumni association and is a member of its engineering development council.
He is a son of Lynne E. Herkimer of Nolensville, Tenn., and Kurt D. Ellison of San Rafael, Calif. The groom’s mother retired as a science teacher at Anzar High School in San Juan Bautista, Calif. His father is the garden programs coordinator for the Redwoods Senior Community in Mill Valley, Calif.