Rebecca Gail Wolkoff, daughter of Laura and Daniel Wolkoff of Beachwood, and Benjamin Efram Grossman-Ponemon, son of Joan Grossman and Lawrence Ponemon of Pittsfield, Mass., will marry Nov. 23, 2019.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Charlotte and Louis Orkin of Beachwood, and the late Jerry and Gail Wolkoff of Beachwood. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and her Master of Science degree from Stanford University. Rebecca is the director of data science at Enel X.
The groom-to-be is the grandson of the late Burt Ponemon and Seena Brodkin of New York City, and the late George and Lucille Gloria Grossman of Pittsfield. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and is working on his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.
They met at a teaching assistant orientation at Stanford University in 2013, and found each other again under the sukkah on Sukkot that same evening.
The couple lives in Shaker Heights.