Shira graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. She is a preschool teacher at the Noreen Cook Center for Early Childhood Education at Har Zion Temple.
Brad is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and marketing. He is managing the M&B Automotive group.
Shira is the granddaughter of Shirley Shumsky and the late Leonard Shumsky, and Gita Nachmani and the late Mordechai Nachmani. Brad is the grandson of Evelyn Paul and the late Harry Paul, and Jack Markowitz and the late Miriam Markowitz.
The couple is planning a November wedding.