Lauren Ruth Garfield and Matthew Natan Bloch were married Aug. 25 in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. Rabbi Lenore Bohm officiated at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.
The bride and groom both graduated from Colgate University, she magna cum laude and he cum laude. Though they met there, they didn’t begin dating until years later after reconnecting through a mutual friend (also from Colgate) in 2015 in New York.
Mrs. Bloch, 30, is a candidate for a master’s degree in clinical nutrition at N.Y.U., from which she will also receive a registered dietitian credential.
She is the daughter of Leslie Yalof Tenzer of New Rochelle, N.Y., and H. Douglas Garfield of New York. The bride’s father leads the customs and trade group at PepsiCo in Purchase, N.Y. Her mother is a professor of law at the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains. The bride is also the stepdaughter of Lisa R. Langhart and of Daniel L. Tenzer.
Mr. Bloch, 32, is a director for investments at the Bronfman Family Office in New York. He received an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.
He is the son of Cindy C. Bloch and Laurence H. Bloch of Rancho Santa Fe. The groom’s mother was a designer in New York for fashion brands including Ellen Tracy. His father retired as the chairman of TransWestern Publishing, which published telephone directories and was in San Diego.