Henrik Hallstrom – Minneapolis, MN
Leading our wedding party down the isle will be our Ring Bearer and soon to be 1 year old nephew Henrik, also popularly known on Instagram as, #LittleH.
Scott Good – Austin, TX
This groomsmen was one of James’ pledge brothers of Acacia Fraternity at Indiana University. Scott now works for Oracle and is also the owner of the premier brand of party transportation in Austin, Fly-Rides ™.
Jerry Gordon – Indianapolis, IN
This groomsmen was another one of James’ pledge brothers, is a former All-State wrestler and is now an Indianapolis real estate agent at JerryGordonRealEstate.com.
Pat Sullivan – Chicago, IL
Pat is another pledge/fraternity brother and is now an Accountant at PWC. Pat is a former Indiana University Lacrosse player, an avid slicer of the golf ball, finisher of multiple triathlons and is newly married.
Mike Gorenstein – New York City, NY
Mike is another pledge brother and was James’ roommate in college for 2 years. He now is a lawyer working in NYC’s finance district.
Erik Hallstrom – Minneapolis, MN
Erik is Kerri’s brother-in-law, wife of Kelli and father of #LittleH. He works for BIG here in Minneapolis and has a quickly improving golf game.
Jack Dreesen – Austin, TX
Jack is James’ brother and best man. He works as a bartender in Austin and is an aspiring writer.
James Dreesen – Minneapolis, MN
This Groom grew up in Indiana and graduated from Indiana University. His parents moved to Chanhassen, MN when James started college. He came back every summer to work at Hazeltine as a Golf Caddy and to drive their boat around Lake Minnetonka. He moved back to Minneapolis in 2011 and now works for an Internet marketing agency. When he’s not building snazy websites like this one he enjoys; breaking 80 on the golf course, watching Lebron James, water skiing, attempting to snow ski and most importantly spending time with Kerri!
Lauren Dreesen – Lakeland, FL
This bridesmaid is James’ oldest sister, graduate of Kansas State and 3 year citizen of the sunshine state. She runs a plant for a company called Kerry and they make awesome oils you find in orange juice, flavored vodka etc.
Lindsey Dreesen – University of Tennessee Nursing
This bridesmaid is also James’ sister and just finished up 3 years at Kansas University. She just got accepted into the University of Tennessee’s 2-year nursing program and will start in the Fall.
Kelsey Finks – Minneapolis, MN
Kelsey has been a friend since grade school and was on the ski team with Kerri in high school. She is currently an analyst at Mercer and is pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Minnesota.
Susie Kramer – Minneapolis, MN
Susie is one of Kerri’s sorority sisters and they were college roommates for 3 years at Gustavus. After graduating with her masters from MNSU, she now works as the Assistant Direction, Career Education & Coaching at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.
Erin Centrillo – New York City, NY
Erin lived in the same neighborhood as Kerri until age 8, when her family moved back to New York. She graduated from Syracuse University and works as a Property Manager for a real estate agency in NYC.
Natalie Botes – Minneapolis, MN
Natalie was Kerri’s next-door neighbor when they were kids. She is now a professional ballroom dancer and owns her own studio in Chanhassen, MN.
Kelli Hallstrom – Minneapolis, MN
This is Kerri’s older sister, matron of honor and new mother to #LittleH. She works for Kerri’s Dad and is also an award winning amateur golfer with a 6-handicap.
Kerri Groff – Minneapolis, MN
This bride grew up in Bloomington, MN, attended Gustavus and will have worked for Emerson for 5 years in December. When she’s not analyzing prices for pressure gauges, training her 1 year old puppy or hanging out with her Gustie College Gals she enjoys: golfing, lifting ‘baby weights’ in the gym, water skiing and snow skiing.