Michelle and Lance met while studying abroad in Ireland in 2006. They were engaged in October 2010 in San Francisco and married on June 30 at SMC. Numerous gaels in attendance included bridesmaids Amanda Powell ’08, Marissa (Barnes) Smith ’08, Bronwyn Russell, best man Chris Claus ’05, and groomsman Jason McKenna '08. Lance works in real estate development, and Michelle is a scientist at Roche Molecular. They live in San Ramon with their bulldog Molly.