Paul and Tena Backhaus of Katy announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brittany Lauren Backhaus, to Christopher Edward Buchtien, son of Doug and Debbie Buchtien of Katy. The brideelect is the granddaughter of Wilhelm and Artie Backhaus of Rockdale. She is a 2006 graduate of James E. Taylor High School in Katy and earned a bachelor of business administration in accounting and a master of science in marketing in 2011 from Texas A&M University in College Station. She is employed with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Houston. The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of James E. Taylor High School in Katy and earned a bachelor of business administration in finance in 2009 from The University of Texas in Austin. He is employed with Hines in Houston. The wedding is planned for June 28, 2014, in Wimberley. The couple will make their home in Houston.