Diane Walberg of Southbury announces the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Lynn Walberg, to Derek Jacob Arthur Broman, son of Tod and Deanna Broman of Stuart, Iowa.

The future bride, also the daughter of George Walberg Jr. of Sherman, graduated from New Milford High School and from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and an MBA. She works as a demand planner for Michaels Stores Inc.

The future bridegroom graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, with a bachelor’s degree in biology and from the University of New Hampshire with a master’s degree in wildlife ecology. He works as a wildlife biologist for the state of Texas.

The couple lives in Dallas.

A fall 2017 wedding is planned.