Edward and Jill Caine of Bryn Mawr, and Margo Pratter of King of Prussia, and Melvin Pratter of Newtown Square announce the engagement of their children, Ilysse Brooke Caine and David Evan Pratter.
Ilysse graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational studies. She currently works at Neuberger Investment Management, a spin-off of Lehman Brothers.
Dave graduated from the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Business degree in finance and a minor in international relations. He is a portfolio analytics specialist at FactSet Research Systems.
Ilysse is the granddaughter of Elaine and Arthur Gold of Bala Cynwyd, and the late Irvin Winkleman, as well as of Stuart and Wilma Caine of Villanova and the late Doris Caine. Dave is the grandson of the late Edward and Nettie Pratter of Brooklyn, and the late Philip and Celia Mishler of North Miami Beach, Fla.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Ilysse's sister, Jennifer, and Dave's sister, Lauren.
The couple, who began dating at Radnor High School more than 10 years ago, live in Manhattan. They will be married on Oct.3, 2009 in Philadelphia.