Brian Dignan and Jian Shen were married on January 12, 2006. The wedding took place at sunset on the beach on the beautiful island of Oahu in Waikiki Beach, Hawaii. Brian is the son of Helen Dignan of Woodbine, Maryland and Richard Dignan of Woodstock, Maryland. Jian is the daughter of Lee Lei and Ming-Ning Shen of Xu Zhoo, China. The groom is a Senior Sales Engineer for Apptis in Chantilly, Virginia. He is also attending University of Maryland at College Park. The bride is a Financial Service Representative for Sun Trust Bank in Rockville, Maryland. She is also a graduate of University of Maryland at College Park.