Adalberto and Leonela Martinez of Garden City announce the engagement of their daughter, Karla Martinez, to J. David Kihm. He is the son of Water and Ann Kihm of Lawrence.

The bride-to-be graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She is an executive assistant to the dean at UMKC School of Medicine.

Her fiancee graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in accountancy. He is employed by the assurance staff at Ernst and Young.

They plan to marry May 26, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.