Grant and Lisé Brinkley would like to announce the marriage of their son, Matthew Charles Brinkley, to Lael Elaina Pagano. Lael is the daughter of Michael and Denise Pagano of Cary, N.C.
They were married on January 30, 2021 in Rainbow Forest Baptist Church. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Mark Ellis.
Matthew was born and raised in Buchanan. Lael was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. Aaron Brinkley served as his brother’s best man, while Julia Pagano, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor.
Matthew and Lael met at Regent University in Virginia Beach where they both earned their degrees in Animation. Matthew works for Imagination Park Technologies Inc. and Lael does freelance animation work.
After a honeymoon in Pigeon Forge, they will reside in Lynchburg.