Mr. and Mrs. Pessoni of São Paulo, Brazil, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Vanileze Pessoni to Bradley Cortez, son of Lisa Tilton and the late Herbert Tilton III of Edgartown.

Ms. Pessoni holds a degree business administration, and is a health access specialist at Vineyard Health Care in Oak Bluffs. Mr. Cortez is a graduate of Worcester Police Academy, and is employed by the town of West Tisbury.

Bradley will marry his queen in an outdoor ceremony in October at the Harbor View Hotel, with reception to follow.