Reed and Jennifer Whipple are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Anne Whipple, to Brian Joseph Desrosier, son of Michelle Desrosier of Ridgefield and Brian Desrosier of Greenwich. The couple have been family friends since childhood.

Ms. Whipple graduated from St. Luke’s School in New Canaan in 2008 and from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, in 2012 with a bachelor of arts degree in communications. Kelly is a property manager at Ogden CAP Properties in New York City.

Mr. Desrosier graduated from Ridgefield High School in 2008, and from Trinity-Pawling School in 2009. He graduated from Trinity College in Hartford in 2013 with a bachelor of science degree in economics. Brian is an assistant VP of financial planning and analysis at Synchrony in Stamford.

The couple who became engaged in Bermuda in September will wed next summer at St. Mary’s Church in Ridgefield.