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Jessica James ’00


Jessica James ’00 and Joel Finsel were wed on the grounds of the Willows Estate in Villanova, Pa. The maids of honor included Ashley Burdette ’00 and Kimberly Kaifer ’01. 

The bride and groom met over a decade ago in Lehighton, Pa.—the hometown of the groom and Jessica’s grandmother, Anna Seaboldt.


Jessica, marketing director and fashion writer for Buzz Marketing, and Joel, a novelist and bartender at Astral Plane Restaurant in Philadelphia, currently live in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Left to right: Ashley Burdette ’00, Kim Kaifer ’01, Jessica James Finsel ’00, her sister Erica James, and childhood friends Melissa Rehrig and Jane Hingston

(February, 2005)