Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Melissa, to Aaron Richard Tallo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tallo of Birmingham and Senatobia, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late R. D. Smith and Mrs. Babs Smith of Albertville and Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Schulz of Talladega. She is a 2004 graduate of Oak Mountain High School and a 2009 graduate of Auburn University, earning bachelor’s degrees in marketing and Spanish.
She is employed as a financial sales advisor at BBVA Compass Bank, Cahaba Heights, in Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Fred and Mary Tallo of Las Vegas and the late Truesdale and Thelma Kerr of Jonesville, S.C. He is a 2001 graduate of Senatobia High School and attended Northwest Mississippi Community College before earning his bachelor’s degree in banking and finance in 2006 from the University of Mississippi.
He is employed as a financial sales advisor at BBVA Compass Bank, Brookwood, in Birmingham.
The couple will be married on Aug. 20 at the Lutheran Church of Vestavia Hills. After a honeymoon in Madrid, they will live in Homewood.