Katie and Tucker O'Connell, of Fairfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie, to Chris Takacs, son of Marianne and Bill Takacs, of Fairfield.

The future bride graduated from Lauralton Hall in Milford in 2006 and received a bachelor's degree in marketing from Providence College in 2010. She is a senior event marketing manager at Fairchild Fashion Media in New York City.

The future bridegroom graduated from Fairfield Ludlowe High School in 2006 and received a bachelor's degree in marketing from Fairfield University in 2010. He is an assistant vice president of marketing with StoneCastle Partners in New York City.

An August 2016 wedding in Fairfield is planned.