Piero and Helen Bianciani of Cove Side Ct., East Greenwich, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Bianciani, to Tom Hillemeier, son of Craig and Marianne Hillemeier of Hershey, Pa.
The future bride received her BSME from Villanova University and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. She is currently employed by Johnson & Johnson.
The future groom earned his B.S. degree from Kalamazoo College and BSCE and MBA from Washington University. He is employed by Mondelez International.
Lisa and Tom first met as childhood friends and classmates at the Cooperative Nursery in East Greenwich. They remained close friends for most of their adolescence and young adulthood. They started a long distance relationship five years ago and were able to coordinate graduate school so they could move near each other. They are now living in New Jersey and looking forward to getting married in Rhode Island. They are planning a September 6, 2014 wedding.