Chelsey is a 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Graphic Design and Marketing. She is currently employed at Staples Promotional Products in Orange City.
Michael is a 1999 graduate of West Lyon High School in Inwood and graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Psychology and Education. He is currently pursuing his Masters degree in School Counseling from Buena Vista University and working at Remsen St. Mary's as the High School Guidance Counselor.
The couple are planning a June 4, 2011 wedding in Cherokee.