Amy is a 2003 graduate of City Honors School in Buffalo, N.Y., and Ben is a 2003 graduate of Hampden Academy. Amy and Ben are 2007 graduates of Bates College. The couple began dating while living in Boston after graduation. Ben works at a real estate investment company in Portland. After completing a graduate degree at Columbia University in New York, Amy moved to Portland and works at Putney, Inc.
After their engagement on May 27, 2011, at Fort Williams Park, the couple is looking forward to their October wedding in Portland.