Sioux Falls, SD
Carly Nord was thinking of her grandparents as she put her expertise as an electrical engineer to work on the Dow Rummel Village Memory Care and Assisted Living addition and remodel. Two of her grandparents died within eight years; both had moved to assisted living/hospice care prior to their passing. “Being able to provide an updated design for a similar space that is meant to help that transition and create a homey-feeling place for people similar to my grandparents was quite special,” she says. Her work allows her to find energy-efficient and innovative controls to provide lighting in a client’s business. Carly follows Albert Einstein’s advice: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Her goal is to live life to the fullest. In recent years that has included traveling to Norway, marrying her husband, and giving birth to a son.