Sarah Armstrong, Matthew Porwoll

Sarah Elizabeth Armstrong, a daughter of Nancy J. Armstrong and Richard B. Armstrong of Atlanta, was married Oct. 7 to Matthew David Porwoll, a son of Lori S. Porwoll and Paul J. Porwoll of Johns Island, S.C. The Rev. Preston Davis, a Methodist minister, officiated at the Prospect Park Boathouse in Brooklyn.

The bride, 33, is taking her husband’s name. She is an account director in Manhattan for the advertising agency AFG&, where she manages the accounts of consumer health brands. She graduated from the University of Georgia.

The bride’s father retired as the executive vice president and managing director for international corporate finance in Atlanta for Wachovia Bank. Her mother is an artist specializing in oil painting in Atlanta; her work can be seen at the Swan House Gallery in Atlanta and A.R.T.S. Gallery in Marietta, Ga.

The groom, also 33, is a documentary cinematographer in Brooklyn. He was a cinematographer for the documentary “Cartel Land.” He graduated from the University of Utah.

His mother retired as a preschool teacher at Dunwoody United Methodist Church Preschool in Dunwoody, Ga. His father, also retired, was an internal client consultant at the Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta.

The couple met at a mutual friend’s birthday party in 2009 in Manhattan.


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