Hinda and Eric Haskell of Villanova announce the engagement of their daughter, Naomi Sarah, to Gavin Lucas Hamels, son of Elizabeth Hamels of San Diego and John Hamels of Indian Wells, Calif.
Naomi is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and business administration. She is enrolled in the MBA program at UCLA's Anderson School of Management.
Gavin graduated from Harvard University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Gavin is a senior vice president, portfolio manager for Martin Kelly Capital, an investment advisor for professional athletes.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Naomi's grandparents, Hirsz and Rachela Rubin, and Beatrice Haskell, as well as her brother and his wife, David and Emily Haskell, and Gavin's sister KC Hamels.
The couple lives in Del Mar, Calif., and met in New York City while they were employed by C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, an investment bank.
They are planning a September wedding in Philadelphia.