Max Rader, the son of Sam and Sandi Rader of Madison, wed Jessica Trudel, the daughter of Greg and Teri Trudel of Broomfield, Colorado (formerly of Madison). The wedding took place at Stephenson Ridge near Fredericksburg, Virginia on June 4.
Jessica and Max first met when a mutual friend arranged an introduction prior to Max’s high school senior prom. They have been together ever since.
The bride attended Daniel Hand High School and graduated from Legacy High School in Broomfield, Colorado in 2012. She received her B.S. from Colorado State University with a degree in industrial/organizational psychology. She is currently employed in sales for a national beer company.
The groom is a graduate of Daniel Hand High School (Class of 2011). He received his B.S. from Roger Williams University with a degree in criminal justice and is pursuing a master’s degree in the same field. He is currently employed in the field of law enforcement.
Captain Ed Shea, the bride’s uncle, officiated the ceremony. The maid of honor was Katie Short. The bridesmaids were sisters of the bride Peyton and Quinn Trudel, sister of the groom Ana Rader, along with Rachel Quist and Lauren Rael. Kevin Ruggiero was the best man. Cooper Kean and Andrew Quarfot were the groomsmen. Kate Jennings and Lauren McElfresh were the flower girls, and Finn Jennings and Dylan McElfresh were the ring bearers, all cousins of the bride.
The couple resides in Sterling, Virginia together with its black Labrador and golden retriever, Otis and Hank.