Joanna Lea Penn and Jeffrey Scott Meding are excited to announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. Joanna, originally from Orleans, Indiana, is the daughter of Elizabeth Jones and John Penn. The bride-to-be, 32, is a 2006 graduate of Indiana University and a 2013 graduate of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She is a client relationship executive at Bloomberg BNA.
Jeff, 32, is a graduate of Merrillville High School and is the son of Patty Meding and Robert Meding. The prospective groom earned his Bachelor of Science and Masters degrees from Ball State University and a Juris Doctorate from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013. He is employed by the Office of Personnel Management as a legal specialist. The couple met while completing internships at the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in Indianapolis.
The wedding will take place at the Ravenswood Event Center in Chicago on Oct. 1, 2016. The couple's close friend, Matthew Pfaff, will officiate the ceremony. The couple will honeymoon in Italy and will return to Washington, D.C. to reside.