Debbie and Stan Lacks of Dresher announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Shira, to Steven Phillip Friedman, son of Susan and Arthur Pearsall of Pleasantville, N.Y.
Melissa is an alumnus of Akiba Hebrew Academny and graduated from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She is a senior manager at Modern Luxury Media in New York City.
Steven graduated from the University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelor of Science degree in financial economics. He is an executive compensation consultant with PayGovernance Inc., in New York City.
Melissa is the granddaughter of Sylvia Kaplan of Warminster, formerly of Salem, Mass., and the late Paul Kaplan, and the the late Ruth and Max Lacks.
Sharing in the couple’s happiness are Melissa’s brothers and sister-in-laws, Jeremy and Dana Lacks, Matthew and Sarah Lacks, and neice Zehava Radley Lacks; and Steven’s sister, Eileen Friedman.
The couple, who met and currently live in Manhattan, is planning a fall 2014 wedding in Westchester County, N.Y.