Dr. Stephen and Gina Cohen of Philadelphia and Longport, N.J., and Rabbi Norman and Shoshi Lipson of Weston, Fla., announce the engagement of their children, Todd Marshall Cohen and Ilana Michal Lipson.
Todd is a graduate of Duke University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors in political science. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and real estate from New York University's Stern School of Business. Todd is a partner at R Capital Advisors, a financial consulting company.
Ilana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations from the University of Florida. She works as the director of institutional advancement at the Samuel Scheck Hillel Community Day School/the Ben Lipson Hillel Community High School in North Miami Beach, Fla., one of the nation's largest Jewish community day schools.
Todd is the grandson of the late Mary and Solomon Silverberg, and Jean Cohen and the late Morris Cohen. Ilana is the granddaughter of the late Hedy and Imre Drach, and Betty Lipson and the late Cantor William Lipson.
Ilana and Todd met on Dec. 31, 1999. They dated for a few months, then lost touch until they reunited in 2009 through Facebook.
The couple, who lives in Miami Beach, Fla., is planning a November wedding in Weston.