Sam Carrara

Gerente de Construcción
EMI Nicaragua
sam.carrara@emiworld.org
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Joined EMI: August 2015
Birthplace: Vermont, USA
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Professional Training & Experience

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Norwich University, Northfield, VT, 1998
  • MBA, Queens University, Charlotte, NC, 2010
  • PE, Civil Engineering- North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

After graduating from Norwich, Sam became a U.S. Army Engineer officer stationed at Fort Lewis, WA with construction projects in Thailand, Kosovo and Washington state. After the Army, he practiced energy engineering, which is a mix of electrical and mechanical engineering, reducing the utility costs of schools, manufacturers, prisions, office buildings around the United States. Finding EMI was an excellent way to serve using his engineering and construction experience.

Ministry Experience

While in Charlotte, NC Sam served as a 4-6 year old soccer coach, elementary age kids church leader, and a term as a deacon. During the over 14 years at the same church in Charlotte, Sam took missions trips to Peru and Brazil. These trips encouraged him to inquire about fulltime missions. Now living in Nicaragua, he has been able to do projects in Nicaragua, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

Family

Sam and Melissa met the first week of college and were married on graduation day. They have two girls, Felicia & Abi, both born in Charlotte, NC. The family lived in Costa Rica in 2017 to learn Spanish.