Justine Roach, Hrishikesh Desai
Justine Victoria Roach and Hrishikesh Padmanabh Desai were married March 21 at the home of Ms. Roach’s parents in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rabbi Laura Geller officiated at a ceremony incorporating Jewish and Hindu wedding traditions. The couple had planned to wed at the Ojai Valley Inn, a resort in Ojai, Calif., before the Centers for Disease Control recommended that events with 50 or more people should be postponed.
The bride, 31, is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist in private practice in Los Angeles. She graduated from Kenyon College and received a master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California.
She is a daughter of Jill J. Roach and Dennis A. Roach of Los Angeles. The bride’s father is a sports and entertainment lawyer in private practice in Los Angeles. Her mother is a stay-at-home parent.
The groom, 37, is a partner and a head of the literary department at ICM Partners, a talent and literary agency in Century City, Calif. He graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth.
He is the son of Swati P. Desai and Padmanabh N. Desai of Louisville, Ky. The groom's mother works as a retail personal banker at Fifth Third Bank in Louisville. His father is a bilingual interviewer and customer service representative at the United States Census Bureau in Jeffersonville, Ind.
The couple met in June 2017 through the dating app Bumble.
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