Couple to wed in September

Drew Anthony Allen, formerly of Miami County, has announced his engagement and forthcoming marriage to Jennifer Park of New York City.

Hee Don and Mi Ja Park of Queens, N.Y., are the parents of the bride elect. Drew is the son of Dr. Robert G. and Martha-Nell Allen of Miami County.

Jennifer is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School and Wellesly College, earning a bachelor’s degree in political science. She continued on to earn a juris doctorate from Northwestern School of Law followed by a master’s degree in international affairs and sustainable energy, from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.

She was previously an attorney at Clifford Chance LLP in New York City and is currently a policy officer at the United Nations for the Secretary General’s Committee on Climate Change.

Drew graduated from Miami East High School in 1997 and Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in international finance, and political science in 2001. After working with the Department of Justice in Dallas, he attended Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago with course work at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, receiving his JD in 2006.

He is currently employed as a banking and finance attorney at Kramer, Levin, Nuftails, and Frankel LLP in New York City.

The wedding will be held in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sept. 18.