Haley Thiel and Brian Gates were married September 15, 2018, at Gethsemane United Methodist Church in Pewaukee, WI. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Pete Peterson. Haley is the daughter of Jeff and Cindy Thiel of Oconomowoc, WI. Brian is the son of Rick and Nancy Gates of Clear Lake, IA.
Maids of honor were Natalie Thiel and Marni Persick. The bride’s other attendants were Samantha Gardner, Annie Mitchell, Mackenzie Turk, Lauren Thiel and Erin Gates. Best men were Eddie Schick and Jordan Mahaffey. The groom’s other attendants were Kyle Hejna, Joe Henry, Connor Thiel, Bobby Hayes and Thomas Gruis. Ushers were Ryan Thiel and Collin Thiel. Pianist for the ceremony was Liz Waddingham. A reception was held at The Legend at Brandy Brook located in Wales, WI. The couple honeymooned in Greece, where they visited Athens as well as the islands of Santorini and Mykonos.
Haley graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She is employed as Director of Talent Acquisition by Crisp & Green, based in Wayzata, MN. Brian graduated from the University of Iowa. He is employed by Carlson Wagonlit Travel as a Lead Accountant, located at the Carlson headquarters in Minnetonka, MN. The couple resides in downtown Minneapolis, MN.