Marian and Barry Genkin of Merion, and Susan and Jeffrey Ettinger of Huntington Valley and Abington announce the engagement of their children, Kimberly Beth Genkin and Michael Jordan Ettinger.

    Kim graduated as a communication arts major from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has since been working in the public-relations field. She is an executive partner and co-founder of the Whole Enchilada PR, a full-service, Philadelphia-based, public-relations firm.

    Michael holds degrees in finance and Jewish history from Pennsylvania State University. He is an assistant vice president at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he also serves as chairman of volunteerism for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Concurrently, Michael is pursuing an MBA degree in corporate finance and strategic management at Temple University's Fox School of Business.

    Sharing in their happiness are siblings Matthew and Megan Genkin and Steven Ettinger; stepmother Ann White; and grandparents Pearl Block, Paul Genkin and Edda Mendelssohn.

    Kimberly is the granddaughter of the late Pearl Genkin and Martin Block. Michael is the grandson of the late Jordan Ettinger, Edward Mendelssohn, and Raymond and Kathleen DiBono.

    The couple is planning a fall wedding.