Bill and Susan Baum of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Elyse Baum of Durham, N.C., to Jeffrey Boyles of Durham, N.C., son of Walter and Nancy Boyles of Conyers.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Larry and Beryl Grist of Canfield, Ohio, Don Baum of The Woodlands, Texas, and the late Marilyn Baum. She is a graduate of Brookwood High School and received a degree from Georgia Tech. She is employed by Sicel Technologies.

The future groom is the grandson of Jeffy Farmer of Birmingham, Ala., the late Zachary Farmer, and the late Carl and Elizabeth Boyles. He is a graduate of Brookwood High School and received a degree from Georgia Tech. He is a student at Duke University.

The wedding is planned for Sept. 27 at Lambert Place in Atlanta.