The bride-to-be graduated from Arizona State University with a master's degree in social work. She is now the development specialist for a non-profit homeless shelter in Scottsdale, Ariz., called Family Promise.
The prospective groom graduated from Bernie High School and the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor of science degree in exercise physiology and a minor in business. He is now residing in Scottsdale, Ariz., and working as a mortgage banker for Quicken Loans, Inc. He is the grandson of Lucille Shipman of Bernie.
The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Blackstone Country Club in Peoria, Ariz.