McKenzie Christine Clift and Nicolas Barbknecht

McKenzie Christine Clift and Nicolas Barbknecht

McKenzie Christine Clift and Nicolas Barbknecht were married May 12 at the Historic Ambassador House & Heritage Gardens in Fishers, Indiana. Pastor Kim Alan Cole of Michigan City officiated.

The bride, 25, is a press aide to Vice President of the United States Mike Pence at the White House in Washington, D.C. She holds dual degrees in journalism and telecommunications from Ball State University.

She is the daughter of David Clift and Carmen Clift of Noblesville, Indiana. The bride's parents own and operate Beck's Chimney Sweep, also of Noblesville.

The groom, 27, is a strategist at Majority Strategies, a marketing firm in Washington, D.C. He holds an M.B.A. from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and a bachelor of science degree from Manchester University. He is a native of Michigan City and a proud fan of the Chicago Cubs.

They plan to reside in Washington, D.C. after a honeymoon in Playa del Carmen in Mexico.

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