Lisa Ballas of Summerville, S.C., and Gus Giannios of Poland are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Nichole Giannios, to Dan Barker.
The bride-elect graduated from John Carroll University with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. She earned her doctor of osteopathy degree at Ohio University and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at University Hospitals in Cleveland. Dr. Giannios is currently fulfilling a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at University Hospitals.
The future groom is the son of Molly Letcher of Hubbard and the Rev. Dan Barker of Cortland. Mr. Barker earned his undergraduate degree at Kent State University in computer science and management information systems. He is currently employed with Progressive Insurance in Cleveland and is working towards his master's in business administration at Cleveland State University.
The couple will be married Sept. 11 at Powers Auditorium in Youngstown. A reception will follow in the Grand Ballroom. Invitations will be extended for both.
DAN BARKER and DR. NICHOLE GIANNIOS