Pastor Rick York officiated the ceremony.
Talayeh is the daughter of Hamid and Simin Rezayat, of Tehran, Iran.
Richard is the son of Robert and Marjorie Schroeder, of Le Mars.
The wedding was attended by family and friends.
Serving as ringbearers were Chloe Bunkers, of Le Mars and Grace Rudish, of Ankeny, both goddaughters of the bridegroom.
The reception was held at the Jellyfish Restaurant in Punta Cana.
Talayeh graduated from Pooyesh High School in Tehran in 2000 and University of California, Davis in 2005. She also holds master of public health and doctor of osteopathic medicine degrees from Des Moines University. She is currently an internal medicine resident at Kessler Medical Center in Biloxi, Miss.
Richard graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1999 and Loras College in 2003. He is employed as an underwriter at Allied Insurance and pursuing a master of business administration degree at the University of New Orleans.
The couple currently resides in Gulfport, Miss.