Emily Ann Bonifaci and Steve Thompson of Minneapolis, Minn., have recently announced their engagement to be married on October 15, 2011. Emily and Steve met a number of years ago when Emily was working for a non-profit AIDS housing agency in Washington, DC. They will be married in downtown Seattle, Wash. Steve proposed to Emily at the historic Biltmore Estate while vacationing near Asheville, N.C.
Emily is the daughter of Judith and Paul Bonifaci of Woodinville, Wash. Steve’s parents, Linda and George Thompson, currently reside in Durham, N.C Emily is a 1999 graduate of Woodinville High School and a 2003 graduate of Willamette University in design. In 2010, Emily graduated with a master’s degree in landscape architecture from Harvard University in Boston. Emily is currently employed in Minneapolis as a landscape architect with Cohen and Partners.
Steve graduated with a degree from George Mason University in Virginia. Steve has worked for many years as a subcontractor for U.S. Army database support while in the Washington, D.C. area. He recently moved to Minneapolis and is currently working as an IT specialist and web designer for a local office of a European firm.