Jane and Scott McKinney of Londonderry announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra McKinney, to Dr. Maxwell Elia, son of James Elia of Phoenix and the late Mary Anne Buttrick.
The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Londonderry High School. She graduated in 2012 from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy and from Yale Law School in 2015 with a Juris Doctor degree.
She is employed as an in-house lawyer.
The groom-to-be graduated from Brophy Preparatory High School in Phoenix, Ariz., from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry and a Master of Science degree in chemistry and from Yale Medical School with a Doctor of Medicine degree.
He is an ophthalmologist with a specialty in retinal diseases and uveitis at Medical Eye Center in Manchester and Bedford.
The couple, who live in Bedford, plan to be married on Aug. 24, 2019, at Nestldown, a retreat set among the redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Los Gatos, Calif.