Rich and Mary Ellen Ranieri of Memphis, N.Y. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth May Ranieri to Brett Jackson Wheeler, son of Deborah Wheeler of Santa Rosa Beach and Jack Wheeler of Gadsden, Ala.

Elizabeth is a 2008 graduate of Sienna College near Albany, N.Y. where she majored in political science.

Brett is a 2008 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he majored in accounting. While living in Florida, he attended Freeport High School and was employed by Modica Market for several years and learned to make great lattes.  

Elizabeth and Brett met in Alexandria, Va. while training as examiners for the National Credit Union Administration.

The couple became engaged in Paris, France, in June 2011.

Both Elizabeth and Brett are currently employed by NCUA and based in Albany, N.Y. They make their home in Cohoes, N.Y., just outside Albany, where they enjoy photographing eagles on Peebles Island.

A July 2013 wedding is planned in Auburn, N.Y., with a return to Europe for their honeymoon.