Rose is the daughter of Tony and Pat Giorgio and Matt is the son of Jim and Sue Nelson of Cherokee. Rose's close friend McKara Bush was maid of honor, sisters Christine Giorgio-Cahalan and Kathleen Giorgio, sister-in-law Laura Giorgio, and friend Rachel Taylor were bridesmaids. Matt's close friend Scott Drake was best man, and his friends Mike Woolley, Jason Williams, Joel Ford, and John Heiple were groomsmen. Rose's brother Nick Giorgio and brother-in-law Regan Cahalan were ushers.
The newlyweds honeymooned on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Rose, a pediatric speech therapist for Central Rehabilitation, and Matt, a speech therapist with Millennium Therapy, reside in West Des Moines.