Emily is the daughter of Gary and Faith Parker, Brazil. She is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School and a 2010 graduate of Ball State University, with a degree in architecture.
Michael is the son of Mike and Darla Howald, Brazil. He is a 2004 graduate of Northview High School and a 2008 graduate of Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, with a bachelor degree in software engineering.
Emily and Michael are both employed in Indianapolis and will reside there.