David and Christine Petersen of Johnstown, announce the engagement of their son, Jeffrey Petersen, to McKenzie Toper, the daughter of Robert Toper of Duanesburg, and Michael Ausfeldt of Guilderland, Albany County, and the late Linda Ausfeldt.
Toper, who is a 2002 graduate of Guilderland High School, received a bachelor's degree in finance in 2006 and a master of business administration degree in 2009, both from Bentley University. She is employed as a strategic analyst at Facility Maintenance, Hartford, Conn.
Petersen is a 1998 graduate of Fonda-Fultonville Central School and in 2002 received a bachelor's degree in economics from the State University of New York at Albany. He is employed as the market manager for Central Massachusetts by Walmart Inc.
A wedding is planned for Nov. 2, in Danbury, Conn.