Parents of the couple are Paul and Cindy Brown of Independence and Randy and Jody Hoffman of Le Mars.
Pianist was Michelle Osterhaus. Soloists were Tim Pick and Erin Brown.
Kelly Post of Independence was maid of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Amanda Byer of Jacksonville, Fla., Nikki Hosch of Des Moines, Ashley Palmer of Des Moines, Megan Hoffman of Le Mars and Shannon Brown of Des Moines.
Flowergirls were Keely Post of Independence and Ashlyn Brown of Des Moines.
Nick Hoffman of Ames was best man, with Josh Cue of Waterloo, Logan Burke of Waterloo, Drew Hoffman of Cedar Falls, Brian Brown, Des Moines and Justin Post of Independence, serving as groomsmen.
Ringbearer was Cael Post of Independence.
The reception was held at Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence.
Kristen is a 2002 graduate of Independence High School and is a 2006 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. She is employed at the Patient Education Institute in Iowa City.
Matt is a 2003 graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School, and is a 2007 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. He is employed with CRST Van Expedited, Inc. of Cedar Rapids.
The couple took a wedding trip to Hawaii and are making their home in North Liberty.