6.01.12 Issue

Brittany Dawn Epstein and Michael Brandon Schackman were married on Oct. 23, 2011, at Beth El in Omaha. The ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Paul Drazen of New York and Rabbi Mordechai Levin.

The bride is the daughter of Harriet and Ronald Epstein. She graduated magna cum laude from Indiana University and received a BS in Biology, with a minor in business. She earned her Master’s as a Physician Assistant from UNMC, and is a Physician Assistant in Internal Medicine with the Medical Clinic of North Texas in Plano, TX.

Her maid of honor was her sister, Marissa Epstein of Dallas, and her bridemaids were sisters of the groom, Lauren Seidenstein of Dallas and Julie Schackman of San Antonio, Dr. Jennifer Cohen of Chicago, Jamie Katz of Overland Park, KS and Dr. Komal Shanmugan of San Antonio.

She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathan N. Wald of Houston, the late Mr. and Mrs. Willis Epstein, and Audrey Epstein.

The groom is the son of Susan and Sandy Schackman of Plano, TX. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance, with a minor in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He is an asset manager for ORIX Capital Markets in Dallas.

His best man was Adam Diamond of Dallas, and his groomsmen were brother-in-law of the groom, Mickey Seidenstein, Brad Behringer, Seth Cobbel, Jason Friedman, Jordan Klein, Rob Phillips, all of Dallas; and Brett Kahn of LA, and ring bearers were Zachary and Jesse Spain of Palo Alto, CA, cousins of the bride.

He is the grandson of Elton Schackman of Dallas and the late Evelyn Night Schackman, and Mr. and Mrs. George T. Walsh of San Antonio.

Following a delayed wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple resides in Plano, TX.