Linda and Steven Gilbert of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Gilbert, to Michael Feist, son of Paula Sacks of Fort Collins, Colo., and Evan Feist of Ormond Beach, Fla.
Ellen graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism, public relations and advertising. She also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in marketing from Temple University's Fox School of Business. Ellen is the marketing manager for the Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Center City and teaches in the museum studies graduate program at the University of the Arts.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in human resources from Temple University's Fox School of Business, where he and Ellen met. Michael is a client-relationship manager for ADP VirtualEdge in Newtown.
Ellen is the granddaughter of the late Rose and Philip Steinberg, and the late Sara and Edward Gilbert. Michael is the grandson of the late Irma and Irving Sacks, and the late Marion and Mike Zimmerman.
The couple, who lives in Center City, is planning an August wedding in Philadelphia.