Halley Elizabeth Espy and John Kenneth Kropa were married Aug. 25 at Buford Presbyterian Church. The Rev. John H. Roark officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Ned Espy of Lawrenceville and the late Barbara Pelham Espy. She is a 2008 graduate of Georgia Tech, where she received a bachelor's degree in international affairs, and a 2012 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. She is employed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a presidential management fellow.

The groom is the son of John and Barbara Kropa of Montgomery, Ala. He is a 2008 graduate of Georgia Tech and is employed with Heery International as a project controls engineer.

Sara Fish of Chattanooga, Tenn., served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Megan Berendt, Megan O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Stowe and Holly Wright, all of Atlanta.

Alex O'Sullivan served as the best man.Groomsmen were Trey Espy of Lawrenceville, Scott Gilliam of Atlanta, Chris Kropa of Montgomery, Ala., and Nathaniel Reddy of Huntsville, Ala.After a honeymoon in Kaua'i, Hawaii, the couple resides in Washington, D.C.